Ubuntu

Delete Files Older Than x Days on Linux

The find utility on linux allows you to pass in a bunch of interesting arguments, including one to execute another command on each file. We’ll use this in order to figure out what files are older than a certain number of days, and then use the rm command to delete them. Command Syntax [crayon-592ba8f54520a533729418/] Note that there are spaces between …

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Linux – How to find size of a directory & free disk space

‘du’ – Finding the size of a directory $ du Typing the above at the prompt gives you a list of directories that exist in the current directory along with their sizes. The last line of the output gives you the total size of the current directory including its subdirectories. The size given includes the sizes of the files and …

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VIM Cheat Sheet

Smile emoticon Vim cheat sheet for new users, sysadmins, devops      

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7 Steps Can Do After Installing Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn

After installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, known by its codename ‘Utopic Unicorn’, there are a few things should do to get it up and running in tip-top shape. Whether you’ve performed a fresh install or upgrade an existing version, here’s checklist of post-install tasks to get started with. 1. Get Acquainted The majority of changes rocking up in Ubuntu …

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” from Ubuntu 12.10

That’s right, Ubuntu 12.10 is upgradable to latest Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” release. And Ubuntu 13.04 is pretty stable OS, though I still won’t/can’t recommend it for production machines. It is even a little more snappier already than all the previous releases. More on that later. Right now, here is what you need to do to upgrade Ubuntu 12.10 to …

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10 New Features and Changes in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

There were some confusions regarding the release of next Ubuntu version. But overtime, all the apprehensions were laid to rest. Ubuntu 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” will be released as per schedule. User Interface Freeze is already a done deal. The final release started to distribute at April 25th. In plain language, Ubuntu 13.04 is almost ready. But, what are the important …

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