Entries by TCK Media

Be Extremely Wary of Those that Promote Building a Website in Quick and Easy Steps

There are many individuals and companies promoting the idea of building websites very quickly and easily with little technical knowledge and, even being able to build websites for free. Many are quite simply marketing scams designed to sucker in the inexperienced and then charge them for so-called ‘premium’ features. Others are just dangerous and careless […]

Basic Shell Commands

acroread – Read or print a PDF file. cat – Send a file to the screen in one go. Useful for piping to other programs cat file1 # list file1 to screen cat file1 file2 file3 > outfile # add files together into outfile cat *.txt > outfile # add all .txt files together cat file1 file2 […]

Shell Commands

Find a file (i.e. httpd.conf) find / -name httpd.conf Deleting all files matching a pattern find ./ -name “.orig” -exec rm -rf {} \; Delete Files rm file1 # delete a file (use -i to ask whether sure) rm -rf dir1 # like above, but don’t ask if we have a -i alias Copy Files […]