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A collection of Unix/Linux find command examples

... table of contents   Abridged find command examples Basic find command examples Find directories ...

Blog - alvin - Nov 15 2015 - 10:29pm - 23 comments

Mac backups - handling spaces in filenames with find, tar, and xargs

... problem on Mac OS X systems, as you'll see here. A find and tar command to handle spaces After opening a Mac Terminal window and changing ...

Blog - alvin - Jan 21 2016 - 11:42pm - 0 comments

Unix/Linux grep command examples

... table of contents   Abridged grep command examples Searching for a text string in one file ... your grep pattern match Power file searching with find and grep Related Unix/Linux grep commands and tutorials ...

Blog - alvin - Nov 15 2015 - 10:32pm - 15 comments

A Mac iTunes backup script (How I backup my iTunes music using find and tar)

... backup my iTunes music on my Mac OS X systems: find . -name '*.mp3' -type f -mtime -365 -print0 | xargs -0 tar rvf ... the Music folder on my OS X system, then run that command, and it creates the tar file shown at the end of the command. This ...

Text - alvin - Jan 21 2016 - 11:41pm - 0 comments

Linux find command: How to find and copy files

... a situation this morning where I needed to use the Linux find command to (a) find all the MP3 files beneath my current directory and (b) ...

Blog - alvin - Nov 9 2015 - 11:28pm - 0 comments

How to use the Linux sed command to edit files in place (and make a backup copy)

... — or really screw things up — all in one command. :) Yesterday I ran into a situation where I had to edit over ... editing commands I wanted to run -- a series of simple find/replace commands -- but my bigger problem was how to edit that many files ...

Blog - alvin - Jan 12 2016 - 4:16am - 0 comments

git push after git tag problem (everything up-to-date)

... git push origin v0.1 The output from the git push command looks like this: $ git push origin v0.1 Counting objects: 1, ... also use this command: git push --tags You can find more information about tagging here on the git-scm.com website . ...

Blog - alvin - Jan 21 2016 - 1:35am - 0 comments

A collection of Gnuplot examples

... with OS X Yosemite (10.10.x) I had to use this brew command instead: brew install gnuplot --with-qt You’ll know that ... select a terminal with 'set terminal'. You can find more information about the need for this new brew command at this SO ...

Blog - alvin - Jan 8 2016 - 1:48am - 1 comment

Applications I’ve written

... written. I’ve included links to places where you can find more information about each app or application. Just Be Just Be ... as a replacement for the traditional Unix/Linux cd command. Teleport is just like the cd command, but with a memory -- ...

Blog - alvin - Jan 10 2016 - 7:56pm - 0 comments

Mac Finder FAQ: Is there a simple way to jump to a folder using the Mac Finder?

... you can do this quickly using the "go to folder" command. With a Finder window open (or, you can just click on the Desktop), ... folder? I've tried various things but can't seem to find a solution. Cheers, Dave Great question. I haven't ...

Blog - alvin - Dec 19 2015 - 6:52pm - 2 comments