at command in Linux with examples

at command in Linux with examples

In Linux, you can automate many processes using various commands. You can even automate the process of running those commands. You can use the at command to run commands at a specified point in the future or it will only run these commands once. You can specify the time using key words like “tomorrow,” next week,” etc.

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cksum command in Linux with examples

cksum command in Linux with examples

Transferring files is a common activity you’ll frequently engage in, whether you are using Linux or any other operating system. Typically, this will go pretty smoothly, as this process is not very complex for computer systems. But file corruption can occur in some instances. The cksum command in Linux helps us verify file integrity and weed out corrupted downloads and file transfers.

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alias command in Linux with examples

alias command in Linux with examples

Alias command  is an extremely useful tool. You’ve probably noticed that, in the Linux command line, you have to do a lot of typing. And sometimes, this can pose some problems as it is very easy to make mistakes while typing. A very common typo that many users make in the Linux command line terminal is sl instead of ls. This can be quite annoying as you will have to retype the entire command. Linux is designed to be fast, convenient, and efficient, so when things don’t exactly play out that way, it can result in a decent amount of frustration.

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export command in Linux with examples

export command in Linux with examples

The export command in Linux is used to set an environment variable. Environment variables are part of the Linux system shell that contain changing values. They help facilitate scripts and system programs, so that code can accommodate a variety of scenarios. Unlike regular shell variables, environment variables can be accessed system-wide, by any user or process.

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fold command in Linux with examples

fold command in Linux with examples

The fold command in Linux is used to wrap the lines of a file at a predetermined length. Its original use was to facilitate the viewing of large files on a terminal screen, and having each line be wrapped at a certain length so everything could fit on the monitor. Back in the 1970s, before terminals and applications had word wrap functionality by default, this was very handy.

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