[sf-lug] My favorite simple little Linux tips
mhigashi at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 20:33:36 PDT 2010
A few more simple little tips that I use often, but forgot to mention earlier:
1) ls -ltr List files in reverse chronological order, so newest
files are at the bottom.
For example, if I'm in the /var/log directory, run some program,
then want to see what log files were most recently touched.
2) ls -lSr List files by size, in reverse order, so biggest
disk hogs are at the bottom.
3) ps axf The 'f' adds a tree structure to the process list.
(Note that there's no dash. WIth GNU version of ps, using or
not using dashes changes the behavior between BSD and
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