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If you want to see a collection of your previous commands used in Linux, you can always type ‘history’ for a listing of them. You can even search through history by grepping for the command you’re looking for, but then you’d have to copy/paste it into the terminal to run it again. Here’s a great shortcut to help you out!
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You’ll need to import a database via command line from time to time – I’ll normally opt for this anyway. After seeing how easy it is, you’ll probably end up using the command line instead as well (instead of phpmyadmin, etc..).
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You have CSF installed and use the GUI to do most things.  (If you don’t have it installed yet, you can read our article on how to install csf).  BUT – knowing the csf (ConfigServer Firewall) flags will help you to quickly get things done via command line – instead of loading up the GUI every single time.
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If you’re anything like me, you prefer to do things via command line (CLI) rather than relying on a GUI to do most things in Linux. You also realize that while some of us don’t like to use control panels (plesk, cpanel, webmin, etc..), they are necessary when providing a shared hosting environment for your clients.

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