How to find files in linux

Need to find files older than certain time frame? This will help, “find [dir] -type f -mtime +[24hours*n] “ Examples, Show files older than 7 days

Show files older than 7 days and rm them.

or if you have a large number of files

openSUSE main repository down

The main openSUSE repositories have been down for about 12 hours now due to hardware failures. If you are using these mirrors then your package manager would most likely fail as mine did. Screen shots below. So what do you do? It’s advisable to use a mirror closer to your location. I use Japan. The…

KDE 4.0 is out

For all KDE fans out there like me, KDE 4.0 is out!! It has been 11 years since the beginning but KDE 4.0 now marks the beginning of a new era for the KDE desktop environment. “New and improved”

Select all files but one on linux

My friend wanted to know how to select all files but one on the CLI or in a bash script. This is how I normally do it, do you know a better way? From the command line


in a bash script it may look like this,

gOS Rocket Beta 1 released

As promise, gOS 2.0 Beta1 codename “Rocket” was released today. If you don’t already know, gOS is Ubuntu based and runs on the  Enlightenment 17 windows manager. With a Mac like dock, clean desktop and google’s search box integrated into the desktop, Rocket will a sure hit among new users. Rocket is targeted for low…