List size of directories in the current folder in terminal

October 5, 2015

If you would like to list the size of all the directories in your current folder run the following command: [bash]du -a -h –max-depth=1 | sort -hr[/bash] This will provide output similar to [bash] 69M . 36M ./plugins 16M ./.git 14M ./themes 3.4M ./uploads 8.0K ./.DS_Store 4.0K ./upgrade 4.0K ./.revision 4.0K ./index.php [/bash]

Remove untracked local files from Git

April 4, 2015

If you have need to get rid of a bunch of files that are in your git repo but not yet tracked it can be tedious to do the job one file at a time. Git has you covered with the git clean command. Warning: This is a permanent loss of files. Always use –dry-run

Cleanup and remove all merged local and remote git branches

April 1, 2015

After working on a project for a while you wind up with lots of feature and hotfix branches. If you are working on a team with a remote cannonical project repo there will likely be dozens or hundreds of stale branches that need pruning. Here are a few quick commands that will help you clean

Recursively count all files in a directory from the terminal

March 12, 2015

If you utilize the terminal on a regular daily basis like I do you are bound to run into times when you need to get a count of how many files exist in a directory structure. Here is some code that will display that count for you. find . -type f | wc -l The

How to get your Archlinux back on Digital Ocean

January 27, 2015

I love love love DigitalOcean! Spinning up and down boxes to play is fun and the price is awesome! I am even working on moving this site (and all the other sites I host) over to a DigitalOcean box managed by DigitalOcean (DO) allows you to choose from a list of Linux distributions when