Saturday, April 27, 2013

list directories and their total sizes using "du" in terminal

during my investigation to find out the location of a the malicious script on my server,I found out 7GB folder on my account that I didnt know where they are. (the spam files) the "du" come very handy for me today to list all the folders and their sizes in the current directory :

du -sh *

the output will be something like this:
 root@server # du * -sh
14M administrator
824K cache
4.0K cgi-bin
24K cli
2.4M components
4.0K configuration.php
152K discussion
4.0K error_log
4.0K htaccess.txt
7GB images
60K includes

Sunday, April 21, 2013

[Terminal Tip] How to switch tabs in terminal in ubuntu/linux?



If you are like me used to switch tabs everywhere by CTRL+T , you might also find it frustrating that it doesn't work in Terminal .

Tip of the day : to switch tabs in terminal simply learn this shortcut:

CTRL+PAGE UP/ PAGE DOWN

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Linux Geeks Meet-Up in Chicago

DePaul Linux Community invites all  the Linux geeks in Chicago to join us a meet up conference in DePaul University.





Location:       DePaul Center 8010  
1 East Jackson, Chicago,
IL, USA

Date:     April 22nd 2013   

Time:     2:00PM – 4:00 PM   


For more information please contact: dlinuxcommunity@gmail.com

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