Linux Bash: log commands of all shells immediately to a single command history

One of the useful features of Linux Bash is to search the command history. For interactive search press Ctrl+R, start typing your command and the last executed command matching it will pop up (you can cycle through multiple commands that match your typing pressing Ctrl+R again). Although the feature is useful we like to tune … Continue reading Linux Bash: log commands of all shells immediately to a single command history

Linux: remove files that got deleted while written – or how to lose track of files eating up your disk space

Just stumbled across why you should not simply delete files such as: These files get written permanently, therefore are opened. The application writing to the file has an according file handle, therefore deleting the file using deletes the representation of the data in the file system, not the data itself. As the file handle used … Continue reading Linux: remove files that got deleted while written – or how to lose track of files eating up your disk space