Keep a Docker Container Running for Debugging Purposes

Four methods to keep a docker container from terminating after a failure in order to debug the issue.

November 27, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Redirect Output When You Don't Have Permission to

How to redirect output from a command you’ve run to a file that you don’t have permission to write to i.e. to a destination that you need to use sudo on.

September 2, 2022 · 1 min · lukefilewalker

Fetch Process IDs or Names of the Processes Listening On Ports

Fetch Process IDs or Names of the Processes Listening On Ports.

August 28, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Using The File Command to Identify a File

Using the file command to identify a file’s type on a *nix system.

August 8, 2022 · 1 min · lukefilewalker

Fetching Useful Information About Your Storage Disks in the CLI

How to fetch information from the manufacturer and model to temperatures.

May 15, 2022 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Using an Android Device as a Second Monitor on *nix

Using X forwarding sending an application over to an Android device is relatively painless.

December 5, 2021 · 2 min · lukefilewalker

Get Your External IP Address From the CLI

How to get your external IP address on the CLI.

December 28, 2015 · 1 min · 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 · 1 min · 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 · 2 min · lukefilewalker