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Disable Overlay Scrollbars in GNOME
gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal
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Find Files Containing a Text Pattern
find . -iname "*.txt" -exec grep -l "hello" {} +
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Linux Cheat Sheet
Have a look at our Linux Cheat Sheet for quick one-liners, commands and tips.

I compiled a cheat sheet for Linux which includes general-purpose commands, one-liners, Bash tips and system calls. You can view or download it in HTML format here.

For suggestions or corrections please leave a comment below.


  • v0.2.8 r7 (Nov 17, 2014) – added a few tips
  • v0.2.7 r6 (Oct 18, 2014) – corrected default shell tip, added currently running shell tip
  • v0.2.6 r5 (Oct 10, 2014) – added several Bash tips
  • v0.2.4 r4 (Oct 08, 2014) – added several C functions, several APT and DPKG tips
  • v0.2.3 r3 (Apr 01, 2014) – added a tools section with several tips, added several one-liners
  • v0.2.2 r2 (Mar 28, 2014) – added several C functions, DPKG tips
  • v0.2.0 r1 (Feb 22, 2014) – first version, including basic system commands and several useful one-liners
Fred Mora says:

cat file|grep string
can be simplified as
grep string file

Craciun Dan says:

Thank you, Fred, that’s true and it doesn’t need a pipe.

Alt+F move cursor one word to the right :: i think it will be “Alt+C”

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