Linked by Gabe Yoder on Tue 11th Nov 2003 21:51 UTC
FreeBSD We've all heard the age old argument second only to the vi vs. emacs religious wars: FreeBSD Vs Linux. As a long time linux user, I decided that is was time I spent some time on the other side of the fence to see if it was any greener. Oh, and by the way, vi rules.
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unix commands
by anemone on Fri 14th Nov 2003 04:40 UTC

Actually, since these unix commands are parts of your daily 'language' you are very likely to invent your own aliases. I, for one, always set up
# ln -s /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb /usr/sbin/updatedb
and many other symlinks right after every new freebsd installation and then I run these commands regularily forgetting that they are not actually part of my shell.

Now, no normal person has the command 'f-prot-update' in their shell
# ln -s /usr/local/f-prot/tools/check-updates.pl /usr/sbin/f-prot-update
but I run it almost on daily basis. I also run many other mystical 'unix commands' that make sense only to me, and I'm sure that most of you guys are just as set to your own peculiar ways as I am.