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Manually Upgrading All Qt5 Packages on Freebsd

How to manually upgrade all QT5 packages on FreeBSD with xargs.

October 17, 2019 路 2 min 路 lukefilewalker

Creating an Empty File in *nix as Well as Windows in the cli

How to create an empty file from the cli in *nix as well as Windows

August 2, 2016 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Counting the Lines of Code in Your Project

How to count the lines of code in your coding project.

May 5, 2016 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Get Your External IP Address From the cli

How to get your external IP address on the cli.

December 28, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Delete All Files Except for a Particular Extension

How to delete all the files in the current directory except for files of a certain extension.

December 15, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Using Sed to Find and Replace a String in a File

Find and replace using the *nix tool sed.

November 27, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Copy and Paste to and From the Clipboard in the Cli

How to copy and paste to and from the clipboard while working in the cli.

October 23, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Getting a List of Files in a Directory

How to display a single column list of all the files in a directory.

May 8, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Inserting Command Line Results Directly Into Vim

Inserting the output of a shell command directly into your current vim buffer.

March 24, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker

Paging Through Large Result Sets in the MySQL Cli

How to page through large result sets when working with the MySQL command line tool.

March 23, 2015 路 1 min 路 lukefilewalker