How to Use the fold Command on Linux How to Use the fold Command on Linux.

The Next Web: Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface

The Next Web: Linux Launcher turns your Android phone into command line interface.

How to run commands at shutdown on Linux ::

Linux and Unix systems have long made it pretty easy to run a command on boot. But as it turns out, running a command on shutdown is a little more complicated.

Source: How to run commands at shutdown on Linux ::

rclone – rsync for cloud storage

Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories to and from

  • Google Drive
  • Amazon S3
  • Openstack Swift / Rackspace cloud files / Memset Memstore
  • Dropbox
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • Amazon Drive
  • Microsoft One Drive
  • Hubic
  • Backblaze B2
  • Yandex Disk
  • The local filesystem

Source: rclone – rsync for cloud storage

This looks interesting. It’s open source on Github, cross platform, and could solve any number of issues when working in the cloud.

Cash promises money shell commands in Windows

Cash is a cross-platform implementation of Unix shell commands written in pure ES6.

— dthree/cash: Cross-platform Linux without the suck

I do hope this doesn’t suck. The promise of to bring my fab shell commands to Windows with a simple npm launch. We’ll see.

The Ultimate Linux/Unix/BSD cheatsheet: Unix Toolbox

A collection of Unix/Linux/BSD commands and tasks which are useful for IT work or for advanced users, a compact and practical reference.

— Unix Toolboox :

Unix Toolbox is also available as a 58 page PDF download at if you want your own copy. It’s a pretty handy document to have.

Install and Manage WordPress-Nginx Websites from the Command Line with EasyEngine

EasyEngine (ee) is a Linux shell-script to install and manage wordpress-nginx websites in one go. Using EasyEngine, you can install Nginx, PHP, MySQL, Postfix, phpMyAdmin and their dependencies in one shot easily without the help of a System administrator. It makes very easy to install and manage wordpress-nginx websites, and you don’t have to manually install each packages and memorize all commands. Everything will be done automatically on the background. EasyEngine will work on Ubuntu LTS versions such as Ubuntu 12.04/14.04, and Debian 6/7 version.

via EasyEngine – An Auto Installer Script For Managing WordPress-Nginx Websites On Ubuntu, Debian | Unixmen.

Looks like it would take some of the tedium out of deploying WP sites. This blog runs WP on Nginx and getting it set up was not super easy, lots of config file fiddling was called for. EasyEngine is open source and on Github at

Amazon Announces General Availability of AWS CLI

We are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) release of the AWS Command Line Interface, a unified tool to manage your AWS services. With just one tool to download and configure, you can control multiple AWS services from the command line and automate them through scripts. The GA release supports 23 services and includes new file commands for Amazon S3. Using a file system command syntax, you can easily list the contents of online buckets, upload a folder full of files, and synchronize local files with objects stored in Amazon S3.

To get started with the AWS CLI, see the User Guide.

via Announcing AWS Command Line Interface – General Availability.

For all you fans of the command line, now you can get some real work done. Bonus: the AWS-CLI is written in Python and is open source so you can follow along on GitHub