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Lindy
31st March 2004, 08:14 PM
O.K. command line commando's what option do you use the most?

viper8
31st March 2004, 09:30 PM
what options are you talking about? options for ls? grep? etc?

Ug
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.

Varkk
1st April 2004, 12:02 AM
Where is --help? you insensitive clod

genci
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

Jman
1st April 2004, 01:54 PM
-l
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.

proffit
1st April 2004, 01:57 PM
I would have to say I use the old tar zxf alot. I also use the --help constantly :(

Michael

Mikha
1st April 2004, 06:31 PM
In Soviet russia, YOU are the favorite option!

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