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About SoCRaT

Research Support and Infrastructure Engineer, OSS & Linux Geek

List network adapters connected to Ubuntu Server

sudo ls /sys/class/net Source: https://askubuntu.com/questions/296152/how-to-check-what-is-my-network-card-on-ubuntu

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Validate xml files with xmlstarlet on Ubuntu

sudo apt install xmlstarletxmlstarlet val XML_FILE.xml

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How to resolve KDE Connect App losing connection with Linux after screen is locked on Huawei Phones

I tested on my P10 Plus, but this can work on other Huawei phones as well I believe. I have EMUI 8 with Android 8 and my OS is Ubuntu 18.10 with GSConnect Go to Ignore Battery Optimization -> Change … Continue reading

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Best way to exclude a folder from your search using the “find” command

I found it to be the fastest and most effective way to use the find command and exclude specific folders. That is using the “prune” option: find /FOLDER_TO_SEARCH_INSIDE -path /FOLDER_TO_EXCLUDE -prune -o -name ‘NAME_OR_PATTERN_TO_SEARCH_FOR’ -print That’s it, Enjoy! Source: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4210042/how-to-exclude-a-directory-in-find-command

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How to beautify XML text on command line in Ubuntu

sudo apt install libxml2-utils echo ‘your xml stuff here’ | xmllint –format – You will get a beautiful well-organized XML output. Sources: https://jahansyed.co.uk/2016/04/22/how-to-install-xmllint-in-ubuntu/ https://stackoverflow.com/questions/16090869/how-to-pretty-print-xml-from-the-command-line

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Cleanup Docker Trash

Over time, docker images and residual unneeded files pile up and take a lot of space. We need to cleanup the following: stopped containers networks not used by at least one container dangling images build cache To do that, just … Continue reading

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Flush the DNS cache on Ubuntu 18.04

sudo systemd-resolve –flush-caches Source: https://askubuntu.com/questions/906476/how-can-i-flush-the-dns-on-ubuntu-17-04

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