Unix/Linux Command Cheat Sheet

In an attempt to find a good Unix reference for you FOSSwire readers, I was unsuccessful at finding a decent one on the Internet. So, why not make one?

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Click the image above to download a full PDF. Print it out, stick it on your wall, and pass it on. It's licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported license, so feel free do distribute and modify it ...

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Reference - making backups using mysqldump

MySQL is one of the most popular relational database management systems out there and competes along with the other big database packages. Along with the server part of MySQL, there are also other tools included on the client side.

One of these tools is mysqldump, which, rather obviously, is used for making backups of one or more databases and for exporting them out to a file. In this reference post ...

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FOSSwire Reference - Using tar to create, extract and manipulate archives

Quick headnote - welcome to a new breed of FOSSwire post, the Reference post. In a Reference post, we'll try to put as much useful information as possible that you might want to quickly come back and find later!

If you've ever worked with a Unix system, you've probably used tar. Put simply, tar is a way to archive a folder, or multiple files into one file (and ...

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