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## Get Total Size of a Directory in Linux

### Introduction

In Linux, ls -l would list the files and directories in a particular path, with their names, dates, and sizes (disk usage). The first thing you'll notice using that command is that size of directories is always shown as 4096 bytes (or 4,0K if you're using ls -lh

## Writing to Files Using cat Command on Linux

### Introduction

The cat command is a Unix tool used for manipulating and displaying file contents. The command gets its name from the word "concatenate" because it has, among other things, the ability to concatenate files.

## How to Use the grep Command on GNU/Linux

### Introduction

Grep is a powerful, yet very simple tool. By default, it searches through an input and prints a single or multiple lines that contain text matched to a pattern specified in the command call.

Before grep became such a widespread tool for the GNU/Linux system, it used to

## Entering the Linux Universe as a Newbie

By Zoleka and Frank Hofmann

The world of technology is a fascinating one. For an end user who has always used Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, we thought it would be very easy and we would nail it when it came to learning other operating systems such as Linux

## Automating Version Control Commits

In the previous article I explained how to monitor your data and how to detect changes using tools like Integrit, which is a Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). Discovering the changes in files is already quite nice, but keeping track of the content and its changes over time is much

### Public and Private IP Addresses

IP addresses are an essential part of modern networked communications. In this guide, we will show you how to find your own IP address. These instructions will work for most of the various Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian and Linux Mint, among others. BSD systems

## How to Permanently Set $PATH in Linux ### Understanding the$PATH Variable

In this tutorial, we will show you how to permanently set your PATH on Linux.

First off, why should you care?

The $PATH variable, or just PATH, without the$ indicating variables, specifies a list of directories that impacts your computing platform's functionality in a critical way.

## Linux: Find Files Containing Text

This topic is essential knowledge for every user of UNIX, Linux, Solaris, OS X, and BSD. Furthermore, the LPI certification contains tricky questions about this.

If you want to find files with a certain filename using the command line then use either the find or the locate commands. But if