The best articles on Linuxaria in the last 3 months

The best articles on Linuxaria in the last 3 months

It’s from some time that I don’t post about the most read articles on Linuxaria, and so today I present you a small list of the top 7 articles of the last 3 months published on Linuxaria, and that perhaps you have missed, in that case this is a good chance to read them. 7) […]

Linux shell, how to use the exec option in find with examples

In a former article I’ve wrote about the command locate, an useful command to find quickly a file in your computer. An alternative to locate is the command find : GNU find searches the directory tree rooted at each given file name by evaluating the given expression from left to right, according to the rules […]

How to properly use ‘dd’ on Linux to benchmark the write speed of your disk?

Original article published on This article is written to address sometimes incorrect usage of the “dd” program to measure disk write performance on a VPS by some visitors of the website, and is originally based on this question and my answer to it.

Parse options in your bash script with getopt

Today i was writing a bash script that should manage some input arguments, and so i studied getopt, this is a convenient and elegant way to manage input parameters in a bash script. With it you can define switch (present or not) or parameters with an option, thus making your simple bash script much more […]

Surfraw – Surf the web from the CLI

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