Identifying the files or directories which are hogging space in your windows machine can be very difficult specially if you have hidden files or they are in nested directories.
If you have worked on Linux you will know it has a very useful command du -sh. When i work on windows I really miss the Linux command which is very handy.
Thankfully you can find a utility at sysinternals on microsoft site which do the same job as du command in linux.
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Earlier many system admins were using telnet to check if a port is open on remote machine. But, because of security concerns telnet is now not recommended to be installed on most linux boxes.
But hey we still need to check the remote port. This is part of normal troubleshooting in a linux admin’s life.
So, instead of using telnet you can use nc. netcat or nc is a simple tool which is generally installed by default in linux distributions or you can install it with instructions below.
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