AppendixCool Tips and Tricks
ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING things about Linux is just how flexible the command line is. Over the years I’ve learned a lot of useful command-line tricks. Some are time-saving and others are life-saving. No matter how long you’ve used Linux, it seems as if you learn new tips like this all the time. In this section I have compiled some of my favorite short commandline tips and tricks.
Avoid That grep Command in grep Output
One of the main ways I use
grep is when I am looking for a particular process on the system. The problem is that the
grep command itself always seems to match and shows up in the output:
As you can see ...