Find top/largest files and directories on a Linux server 1

Find top/largest files and directories on a Linux server

To find the largest files and directories on a linux server, type the command bellow… and grab a cup of coffee afterwards. Change head -n $top_num to your liking to get the top x files and/or directories.

 

Find files or directories owned by user/group and permission bits 2

Find files or directories owned by user/group and permission bits

Find files or directories owned by user/group and permission bits   Find all files not owned by user

  Find all files not owned by group

Find all files that don’t have specific permissions

  Examples: Find all files that don’t have 755 permissions

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exif data

Delete your personal info from your photos with Exif tool

When you create an image, take a screenshot, take a picture with your smartphone or your computer etc, that picture is tagged with some metadata which can be used to track your location or your identity. In which file types¬†are¬†these metadata applied? Image files (scanned documents too), audio files. What info are embeded in photos? […]