# Debian Linux Magic Spells Cheat Sheet
# by Elf Qrin - https://labs.geody.com/
v2.4 r2022-09-15 fr2005-09-xx
# "One man cast a lingering spell of awe and wonder, of magical innocence overcoming evil, of simple courage conquering fear" -- Tagline for J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings animated film, 1978, directed by Ralph Bakshi.
# 'someone who thinks of code as magical incantations and asks only "what do I need to type to make this happen?"' -- from the definition of Script Kiddies in the Jargon File.
# "Real sysadmins don't sudo" -- article by David Both, dated April 17, 2020, based on his book The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins. And Everyone Who Wants To Be One, Apress, New York, 2018, Chapter 19.
- Most commands work also on Ubuntu / Kubuntu / Xubuntu / Lubuntu / Edubuntu, Mint, Xandros, Raspbian, and other Debian-based distributions (Debian derivatives). Some commands work on all Linux distributions.
- In the examples provided within this file, jed is used as the default editor for it's more intuitive than others. You'll have to install it ( apt-get install jed ). Alternatively, you might want to use vi or vim ( apt-get install vim ) instead.
- Should you use a text editor on another Operating System to edit a system file, a shell script, a fortune cookie text file, or another file meant to be processed by a Linux shell command or application, make sure that the lines are divided UNIX style (Line Feed only, x0A; not CR/LF, x0D0A as in Windows), otherwise the line breaks will not be recognized as such and the whole file will be treated as a single line.
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