The bat command is a clone of the cat command, but with wings! This tool can be used similarly as the cat command, but it includes additional features such as syntax highlighting, line numbers, and more!
You’ve probably heard of the “grep” command, but did you know about ripgrep? ripgrep is a “line-oriented search tool” that you can use to quickly find text within files, with additional features. Also, a few tools from the “Modern UNIX” suite are discussed in this video as well.
Do you know where your most-used files and directories are? Sure, there’s more than a few commands you can run to find out, but ncdu is a great tool for this purpose. Using ncdu, you can scan your entire hard disk (or any mounted filesystem) and determine where your storage pain points are – and take action!
Having a dashboard installed on your Linux server can be a great way of enhancing remote management capabilities, as well as getting an overview of its resource usage. In this video, I’ll show you Cockpit which is an awesome management system you can install very easily.
In this episode of Awesome Linux Tools, the spotlight is on Lynis – a really awesome utility you can use to get a better understanding of the overall security hygiene of your server. In this video, Jay will show you how to install it, and also how to run an audit.