Linux - The Elite List


Create bootable USB using 'dd' command.


sudo dd bs=4M if=path/to/input.iso of=/dev/sd conv=fdatasync status=progress

Install .deb file in Linux.


sudo dpkg -i /path/a.deb

Display the first few words of a file in Linux.


head -c 100 filename

Display last few words of a file in Linux.


tail -c 100 filename

Append words to the end of the file in Linux.


echo 'input' >> filename

Insert text into the begining of a file in Linux.


sed -i '1s/^/abcde /' filename

Kill a linux process by its name.


kill -9 $(ps -ef | grep "name" | grep -o "[0-9]*" | head -1)