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.
There’s no shortage of monitoring tools available for Linux servers and workstations, but htop is a a classic. By installing htop, you can see an overview of your resource usage, including meters for CPU, RAM, Swap, and more. In this video, I’ll give you an overview of htop.