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Old 11-28-2008, 01:13 AM   #1
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command line commands


where can i go to try get as much info as possible about linux commands? im not particularly looking at a certain distro, just info on the commands and what they do. the distros i mainly use are ubuntu, kubuntu, suse and fedora.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 01:19 AM   #2
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you can press 'tab' twice in your terminal

for the info, try 'man command'

for the info of 'man', c ' man man'

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Old 11-28-2008, 03:12 AM   #3
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try this http://linuxcommand.org/
 
Old 11-28-2008, 03:35 AM   #4
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You can read online, or download, interesting and informative stuff from The Linux Documentation Project here:
http://tldp.org/guides.html
 
Old 11-28-2008, 05:23 AM   #5
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If you prefer real books for extended reading, I recommend The Linux Phrasebook by Scott Granneman.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 05:47 AM   #6
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I read this recommended site and found it very good. I hope you will like it too

http://linuxcommand.org/learning_the_shell.php

cheers
 
Old 11-28-2008, 07:58 AM   #7
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What I first did was type 'help' at the command line, then read the man pages for the various commands listed there.

For instance, one of the commands listed is 'ls', which lists directory contents. If I wanted to know more, I would type 'man ls' at the command line, and I get a lot of information.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 11:27 AM   #8
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Hi,

You've been given some good advice. I would suggest that you look at 'Rute Tutorial & Exposition', 'Linux Newbie Admin Guide' & 'Linux Command Guide' to get some good background.

These links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
Old 11-28-2008, 11:38 AM   #9
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To quit man pages press 'q'
To scroll man pages use 'shift + PageUp/Down'
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:31 PM   #10
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Hi,
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To quit man pages press 'q'
To scroll man pages use 'shift + PageUp/Down'
You can use your arrow keys.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 02:24 PM   #11
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i like http://www.howtoforge.com/
If you click on the Ubuntu section you can find a some interesting articles for stuff that you can do with Ubuntu.

There is a lot of guides and examples in the site. commands don't mean anything if you don't understand a little of the kernel, filesystem, boot processes theories...so i recommend reading some Shell, boot ...etc theory's http://www.linux.ie/newusers/beginners-linux-guide/

The web is full

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Old 11-29-2008, 06:01 AM   #12
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Hi,
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The web is full
I don't believe the web is full yet but everyone attempting to get it to that point.
 
Old 11-29-2008, 11:30 AM   #13
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If you want basically just the printed 'man' pages get "Linux in a nutshell" there are a few extras but the bulk of it is the 'man' pages.

The price on my books says it is $45. DO NOT PAY THIS MUCH FOR IT. I got mine at Fry's for $15 with a $15 mail in rebate. Yes it was the older volume but the core commands rarely go completely out of date.
 
Old 11-29-2008, 02:26 PM   #14
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For a nice quick index from Linux in a Nutshell without buying the book, you can see the commands and their options listed and briefly explained here. http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/
 
Old 12-01-2008, 06:35 AM   #15
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For a nice quick index from Linux in a Nutshell without buying the book, you can see the commands and their options listed and briefly explained here. http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/
'Linux in a Nutshell' is available on the web.

You could look at the 'Linux Books & Online Magazines' section of 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
  


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