Sometimes you do something like cat /bin/cat and your Terminal fills with characters. The bad part is that you have to clear the screen to get a usable BASH prompt since now everything you type is unintelligible. Clear your Terminal screen with reset Type the word then press the Enter key to get a working… Read More »
The sl binary is a funny little application that makes you pay attention when you type “ls“. If you have it installed and type sl by accident instead, an ASCII train will roam through your terminal screen instead. Try it.
apt-rdepends is available on Debian systems and allows one to output the dependency list for a certain package. Use it with apt-rdepends package_name to get not only a dependency list but also dependencies of dependencies.
If you want to display directory sizes from the CLI, following an ascendent pattern, use du -S | sort -n The command will analyze every subdirectory of the current location and print and easy to read output. Try it.