LivingInTheConsole

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Contents

Tools of survival

man "command" - displays system documentation for "command" apropos "command" - search the manual page names and descriptions

Sysadmins cheatsheets

Netcat usage

dd

Let's divide the console-based life into several meaningful categories that describe where and how these help to be more efficient.

Shells

Window managers

Server-side terminal enhancers (multiplexers)

Text editors

Terminals

Media players

IM clients

  • irssi - IRC client
  • mcabber - XMPP client
  • finch - libpurple based (same as pidgin) IM client

Web browsers

Mail clients

Dynamic languages

Inspiration

There's a Linux Journal issue in the cabinet I borrowed from Progressbar that celebrates the use of console-based tools wherever possible. I kinda like the idea and efficiency on the human side as well as on the sometimes-cheap&slow HW side (my favorite netbooks). :D

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
Organization
Toolbox