Unix / Linux: Delete File with Special Characters

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Objective: Delete a file with names that contain spaces and/or special characters such as hyphen (-), semicolon (;), ampersand (&), dollar sign ($), question mark (?), asterisk (∗), etc.

Linux: Execute a Program Periodically

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Explains how to execute a command at short intervals, display the output screen and highlight changes in output using the watch command on Linux.

Linux: Get Kernel Config

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Objective: Get Linux kernel config from currently running system or from a kernel image file.

Unix / Linux: Extract Tar File with Absolute Path

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Objective: Extract a tar file with absolute path to a relative or different path. For example, if a tar arahive contains the file /etc/hosts, it has to be extracted to /home/user/etc/hosts instead.