What is the fastest way of computing real directory size? I somehow catch myself needing that a lot. Simply doing: # du -hs /dir Is too slow. Is there any service I could run which would ...
What's the easiest way to find out that, for example, /Volumes/Foo lives in /dev/disk0s2 ? EDIT: mount is probably a more semantically satisfying answer, but it doesn't get much shorter than df
How are "nslookup," "dig," and "host" different (in terms of looking up hostnames or IP addresses)? Which authorities are queried? I'm trying to figure out when I should use one over the others.
Currently Mac user but will switch to ThinkPad soon, with Arch Linux, Debian or some BSD loaded on it. Everything except T and SL series is out of the consideration for me. I am leaning towards T500. ...
Why do you have to create a directory before you can mount a share to it? Eg: I've never understood why mkdir is needed here: mkdir /Volumes/foo mount -t afp afp://username:email@example.com/foo ...
I've looked at this question and gotten some ideas from it. Assume I want something that runs quietly with raid support. I see the choices as being buy a home NAS solution most of which appear to be ...
I've used Ubuntu on and off since Warty Warthog. I was thinking about installing Jaunty soon; but I noticed that over the weekend NetBSD 5.0, Dragonfly BSD 2.2.1, OpenBSD 4.5, and FreeBSD 7.2 have all ...