Terminal Word game :) A great intro to the terminal

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.

The Rolling Stones


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


tldr - man pages shortened with most common examples


patryk@patryk-pc ~ % tldr top
# top                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  Display dynamic real-time information about running processes.                                                                                                                                                                              
- Start 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

@ringo I guess that we should check wheter something was used before, nmtui is doubled now, as @Maddi used it before :wink:

But continuing:
iostat - nice tool to watch how your disks are performing with I/O operations

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transmission-cli bittorrent client

iostat - The iostat command is used for monitoring system input/output device loading by observing the time the devices are active in relation to their average transfer rates. The iostat command generates reports that can be used to change system configuration to better balance the input/output load between physical disks.