A list of SSH commands that I use most and should remember.
Feel free to add your own via the comments section.
List disc usage in readable format sorted by size
du -hs * | sort -h
Find the path to the loaded php.ini file
php -i | grep php.ini
Show uptime and load averages
Access MYSQL server
Show top 10 running processes
ps axo %mem,pid,euser,cmd | sort -nr | head -n 10
Restart Apache on a cPanel setup
Apache status and Restart
Status shows uptime of Apache so you can check restart happened
/etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd restart /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd status
Load averages for today
Current CPU usage
Also shows commands running which can identify the script in question
Find a folder
find -type d -name "fancybox-for-wordpress"
can use wildcards
find -type d -name "*fancybox*"
Find File including wild cards
find -name “myFile*”
List files sorted by Modified Time
find . -printf '%T@ %c %p\n' | sort -k 1nr,1 -k 7 | cut -d' ' -f2-
Piping it through less lets you paginate the results
find . -printf '%T@ %c %p\n' | sort -k 1nr,1 -k 7 | cut -d' ' -f2- | less