Terminal Word game :) A great intro to the terminal

scrot - command line screen capture utility

@judd You had to follow @keith echo :slight_smile: next was o :slight_smile:

nvm next leter is : t

Ah, I’m sorry, I didn’t know that, sorry … :pensive:

top - display linux processes :slight_smile:

paccache -d ~ paccache removes old packages from the pacman cache directory.
-d flag performs a dry run, only finding candidate packages.

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:rofl: does options too count?

Yeah, I’m not sure if flags count, so I’ll fix it now.

detox - Detox is a utility designed to clean up filenames. It replaces difficult to work with characters, such as spaces, with standard equivalents.

Example
before:
The Rolling Stones
after:
The_Rolling_Stones

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xdg-open - opens a file or URL in the user’s preferred application

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ncmpcpp - music player (front end for mpd)

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printf - format and print data

Like echo but provides better formatting features. Resembles C language function printf().

figlet - display large characters made up of ordinary screen characters

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tldr - man pages shortened with most common examples

Example:

patryk@patryk-pc ~ % tldr top
# top                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  Display dynamic real-time information about running processes.                                                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
- Start top:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  top                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
- Do not show any idle or zombie processes:                                                                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  top -i

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reboot - reboot the machine

tmux (ofc) - it’s a terminal multiplexer for anyone who don’t know

xrandr - I use it to change monitor align from cli, probably you can do way more with that.

reflector - select and rank Arch mirrors

Very useful for sorting mirror issues.

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rm - remove directory entries

man - man is the system’s manual pager

I would die without it…

make - maintain, update, and regenerate groups of programs

Last was from @patryk ‘N’

nmtui - Text User Interface for controlling NetworkManager