[OT] Josh's secret

Jonathan Duncan jonathan at bluesunhosting.com
Fri Jul 13 14:08:31 MDT 2012


On 13 Jul 2012, at 14:05, Lloyd Brown wrote:

> It's okay.  It took me a long time to realize that this:
> 
> cat filename | less
> 
> Could be shortened to this:
> 
> less filename
> 
> My other two favorite cli shortcuts:
> 
> Ctrl-D (on a blank line) - closes a terminal
> Ctrl-L - clears the terminal screen
> 
> It's the little things that bug you, at least when you find out there is
> a better way, and you've wasted all that time.
> 

Mmmm... I have not searched yet, so there may already be such a resource, but it would be nice to have a wiki or something for all these "little things".  Since apparently we all learn differently and could probably benefit greatly from sharing things like this.



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