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6 Deprecated Linux Commands and the Tools You Should Be Using Instead
Swap your old Linux commands for new and improved alternatives that provide the same functionality, if not more.
In software development, things change at incredible speed due to improvements in hardware and environments. For the same reason, tools change. Sometimes, older tools do not adapt well to changes, so they eventually fade and are replaced by other utilities (with the debatable point of the new tools being better than the previous ones).
This article shares a handful of older tools that you might be still using, what you should be using instead, and why you should switch to these improved alternatives that provide the same functionality, if not more. These tools are also well maintained. So here is my list, in no specific order.