Advanced wget

While the features I listed in an earlier post about basic wget are all most people will need there is still a lot that wget is capable of. Listed below are some of these features, while this is not all it will hopeful be enough for the majority of uses. In an earlier post was…

Wget basics

Wget is a tool for unix systems that allow for the downloading of files and even entire websites from the command line. While wget is capable of a lot bellow is some of the basics that will be used by most people for downloading files. To download a single file wget <file url> While downloading…

Viewing files on the command line 

While a text editor is very handy for viewing and editing files there are times when you only want to view a file or part of a file. But it should be noted that these commands only work with plain text files, that doesn’t mean .txt files. A plain text file is ant file that…

Searching using the command line 

Something that you may have to do occasionally is find a file on your computer but you don’t know or can’t remember where it is. Lucky there is a command that solves this, actually there are more than one command some have more specific purposes than others but the following command is enough to get…

Managing files using the command line 

A file manager is good for many things but there are times when it is easier and faster to use the command line and in some cases it may be the only option. While the following commands alone will not seem that amazing at first as you use them more and learn the tricks to…