Keyboard Shortcut for Copy & Paste in Command Prompt

If you are old school like me and prefer to stay closer to the keyboard rather than use the mouse, the copy and paste in Windows Command Prompt can be a bit tricky. But as usual the menu options provided by Windows allows to copy and paste without using a mouse. Here’s the keyboard shortcut to perform the copy and paste operation: Copy: Alt + Space -> E -> K will take you to mark mode....

September 9, 2015 · 1 min · Mr. Kamath

Quick Tip : Truncate a file in Linux

Lately I have been looking at improving my command line skills in Linux, and here is a quick tip to truncate a file to zero byte file, helpful to empty huge log files quickly. :>filename or you can also use the common method which make more sense: cat /dev/null > filename So enjoy and let me know any command line tricks if you know.

September 10, 2011 · 1 min · Mr. Kamath