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In addition, cd . . can take you back to the working directory's parent directory and then if necessary the command can be repeated until you get to where you want to be
my prompt is not wrapping properly and not moving onto the second line, instead overwriting the first line. There are some other funky behaviors too. Can someone who's got experience with PS1 profiles spot what's wrong here? once i do emacs
How to create a menu in a bash shell scriptThis post will be about How to create a menu in a bash shell script . This feature is important because it gives whoever is running the script the ability the ability to choose certain options based on a pre
How do I display shell command history with date and time under a Linux, MacOS or Unix-like operating systems? The bash shell provides access to the command history, the list of commands previously typed. The value of the HISTSIZE variable is used as
To change it for the current terminal instance onlyJust enter PS1='\u:\W\$ ' and press enter. To change it "permanently"In your ~/. bashrc, find the following section: if [ "$color_prompt" = yes ]; then PS1='${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[0
Fast editing examples using cat, ed, and sed Michael StutzPublished on January 16, 2007 Most UNIX® developers settle on Emacs, vi, or one of the many variants, offshoots, and clones of these two text-editing applications. Files are normally opened in
Sometimes, processes ignore the SIGINT signal sent by Ctrl-C in Bash. For instance, man and vi. Assuming you don't want to google or read the manual on how to exit the running process, is there any key sequence that will always work (without leaving
grep is using regular expressions as defined by POSIX. For whatever reasons POSIX have not defined \t as tab. You have several alternatives: tell grep to use the regular expressions as defined by perl (perl has \t as tab): grep -P "\t" foo
Why do you need to type . / before executing a program?In the terminal, whenever you type the name of an application, let's say gedit, the terminal will go look in some (pre-defined) directories that contain applications (the binaries of the applicat