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Write Text to a File Using sudo

Write Text to a File Using sudo

A small trick but one that proves invaluable is how to use sudo to write text out to a file you wouldn’t otherwise have permission to access; useful when you just need to append...

Using Grep To Search For Strings Within Files

Using Grep To Search For Strings Within Files

While we would usually work in a ‘pretty’ editor such as Sublime Text there are often times we need to use the command line to track down a bug or make a small tweak....

Find Largest Files & Directories On Linux

Find Largest Files & Directories On Linux

As part of our server management obligations we frequently need to track down the cause of excessive disk usage, which can be anything from out of control log files to poorly cleaned up import/export...

SSL Certificates In Your Development Environment

SSL Certificates In Your Development Environment

We have recently started using SSL certificates in all our development environments, to more closely mirror production systems, which should absolutely, no exceptions, be running over SSL these days. This is not a problem...