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Old 09-25-2005, 02:24 AM   #1
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Question I want to use command line with Linux

I am a fresh man to Linux .I am interested in the comman line,but for many purposes I can't find the right commands .In other hands ,I do not know how to start a programe with command line but only to use the GUIS.I am used to the windows System ,so I want to make different between Linux and Windows .I usually read the documents online ,but I can't find the things I persue. I want to know where I can know more about the command lines .
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I am from china !
Old 09-25-2005, 02:46 AM   #2
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1. Oreilly's books of linux commands is a good pocket sized reference.
2. and just search for the "command to do ____"
3. is the beginner list of commands.

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Old 09-27-2005, 09:30 PM   #3
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A big thanks for your link to commands.
And thanks to whomever generated the list/page.
Just what I always wanted ... just didn't know how to ask.
It's been a rough day, so stumbling across this link was quite nice.

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Thanks for the link. Just what I was looking for.
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Old 09-29-2005, 07:58 AM   #7
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man "command" will produce a MANual page/s on that command with it's various options.

providing one has been written and included, some are also better than others
Old 10-01-2005, 09:56 PM   #8
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Ni hao

When i started i used a small reminder script. Every time i learnt a new command i would put an example in this script. It was as easy as typing:
rem "netstat -tuapen | grep listen"
Then this could be recalled whenever i need it by typing:
r listen (which would search the file for the line containing 'listen')

I still use it quite a bit.

In terms of learning command line stuff, thats like saying where can i learn to surf?? You've really just got to get into a shell and start playing. Join a free online unix shell if you want to start learning commands easily. Then you just open putty from windows and ssh into the shell and start playing.

My preferred method was to uninstall windows. No net to fall back on means you HAVE to learn.


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