10 Terminal Commands That Will Boost Your Productivity 10 Terminal Commands That Will Boost Your Productivity. Discusses touch, cat, less, curl, tar, gzip, chmod, diff, patch, sudo, man, shutdown, !! and !$. Linux, OSX, Windows. If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed or learn more about me, Ben Hamilton or link to me via LinkedIn. I can be found tweeting at @benhamilton. Thanks for visiting!