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UNIX/LINUX COMMANDS

 

linux commands

 

 

Here are some basic Unix/Linux commands to get you started in the world of command line interface.


cat
Reading and printing multiple files

cd
Changing directories, moving around

chmod
Changing permissions on a file or directory

chown
Changing ownership of files and directories

cp
Copying files

date
Displaying and setting dates

diff
Differences between files

exit
Stopping a process and coming back home

find
Searching for files that meet specified conditions

finger
Gathering information about users

grep
Searching for lines that match regular expressions

head
Printing the beginning of a file

kill
Terminating processes

less
Displaying files

lprm
Removing printer queue requests

ls
Listing files

man
Using the online manual

mkdir
Making directories

more
Displaying files


mv
Moving and renaming files

passwd
Creating or changing passwords

ps
Active processes

pwd
Printing the pathname

rlogin
Logging into remote systems

rm
Removing files and directories

rmdir
Removing directories

su
Logging in as another user

tail
Printing the end of a file

telnet
Communicating with other hosts

who
Displaying information about a system

 



 



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