Posts with the tag Speed and Efficiency
Task Management Tools with a Graphical User Interface
- very good: Task Coach
- tasks uses the same data source as evolution (both can be used to access the same data)
Web Based Task Management Tools
- TaskFreak! very nice!
For the Command Line
Terminal helpers (command line tools):
mdfind: Search Spotlight metadata indices.
mdimport: Force Spotlight to import metadata for a specific directory.
mdls: List the metadata attributes of a specific file.
mdutil: A utility for managing Spotlight indices.
To erase and rebuild the index on the root partition
Temporarily disable Spotlight indexing is especially useful when connecting a large external HDD for the first time to copy/move/access some files as the Sportlight scanning slows down the drive access a lot.
sudo mdutil -a -i off
to turn it back on:
sudo mdutil -a -i on
To search for the string Find me inside text files in the working directory on a UNIX computer, do:
grep "Find me" *.*
or if you want to search in all subdirectories too:
ls `find . -type f -print | xargs grep -l -s "Find me"`
If you want...