How to free some disk space
I’m a Linux guy. That’s my favorite software development environment. I love its minimalism, and I’m delighted with my low resource usage Xubuntu distribution. Unfortunately, Linux partition needs to share my Yoga 500GB SSD drive with Windows 10 so I can play some games from time to time. Yes, on the integrated Intel UHD620 graphic (Intel i5-8250U CPU) but that’s a different story about portable laptop tradeoffs. I ended up with a 30GB Linux partition to preserve some space for games on Windows partition.
duf - modern disk usage tool
In the past articles, I share with you modern Linux commands I use every day like htop, fd or exa . Recently, I discovered a new cool Linux tool that I was seeking for a long! duf - simple df and du duf is Disk Usage/Free utility tool that combines old-shool du and df commands. You can just type duf or specify mount point or device. I especially love to just use current dir dif .
Modern Linux commands - compile me
In the previous article of the Linux serie , I showed you modern Linux tools that you can just install on your distribution. Now, it’s time for a few tools which might not be available in your package manager so you can compile them by yourself like in old-times :) They are definitely worth that effort. Some of those tools might already be in dnf or pacman but they were not in apt in the moment of writing of this article.
Modern Linux commands - ready to go
All Linux users know commands like grep, ls or ifconfig but have you ever wondering if there is the contemporary alternative? Here is my list of modern Linux commands I use every day. For you convenience, I added apt command to install them but they are also available on Fedora and Arch using dnf and pacman. Check out details in the readme on package’s Github. htop - colorful top Both commands list processes managed by kernel in dynamic real-time mode.
Make your shell prompt great again
What is shell prompt? Why it is not great nowadays? How to make it so again? In this article, I will show you a tool I have been successfully using for a long time. Liquid prompt - bash & zsh prompt which makes it great again! What is shell prompt? Shell prompt is the text which is displayed in a terminal by a system shell to prompt a user for an input.