View Full Version : What's your favorite option?
31st March 2004, 08:14 PM
O.K. command line commando's what option do you use the most?
31st March 2004, 09:30 PM
what options are you talking about? options for ls? grep? etc?
31st March 2004, 09:32 PM
*cough* closely related rip off from slashdot *cough*
I'd say -v. I like to know what things are up to.
1st April 2004, 12:02 AM
Where is --help? you insensitive clod
1st April 2004, 05:15 AM
Originally posted by Lindy
O.K. command line commando's what option do you use the most? Easy - has to be the Tab key for autocompletion :p
I know, it is not a typed command option, but nevertheless it is the next best thing to sliced bread in the CLI arena :D
1st April 2004, 01:54 PM
Using rpm, I can easily use rpm -q <package> -l | less and get a scrollable list of the files of a certain package. Useful for tracking down obscure config files and the like.
1st April 2004, 01:57 PM
I would have to say I use the old tar zxf alot. I also use the --help constantly :(
1st April 2004, 06:31 PM
In Soviet russia, YOU are the favorite option!
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