Commands - Help and Find
Updated at 2013-03-08 09:13
This note contains Unix commands related to using help and finding files. These work on most distributions, but sometimes you need to install the program.
# This is the single most powerful command in Unix. # View manual page of command. man <COMMAND> # Usually works with third party applications. <COMMAND> -h # Print related commands apropos <STRING> # Locating a file on computer locate <FILENAME> # Find files and sort the list by modification time find -printf "%C@ %p\n"|sort # Search inside files grep <REGEX> <FILENAME> # You can also filter command output with piping. ps -ax | grep <REGEX>