Crazy text mode browsing from bash through elinks


All of us are quite familiar with web browsers like mozilla firefox, google chromium etc. They are unavoidable in this fast moving internet world. But have you ever thought of browsing the internet via a text mode browser? It sounds a bit crazy, right? GNU/Linux is a platform for that too which is made possible by elinks, an opensource text web browser.

It fast access a busy server. Consider a situation where you tried to search some content or website, but at the same time another user also tries Read More »

Some useful tips while working under GNU Bash – part 1

ImageGiven below are some typical commands used in bash environment under a variety of circumstances. Check out the listing and I am sure everyone who reads this will be benefited from at least one of the following…
[1] du utility command
You can use the du utility to estimate file space usage. For example,
user@GNULinux:~$ du -sh /home/user/
    40K    /home/user/
-s for summarizing and -h for making the displayed size human readable. Look at another example,

user@GNULinux:~$ cd /home/
    user@GNULinux:/home$ du -sh *
    2.1G    user

[2] Freeze a process temporarily using ID
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