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I just joined this community in hopes to learn unix/linux. As I recently started working in unix and solaris environment I am struggling to utilize all the commands in unix and memorizing them. I believe there should be way to remember them strategically.
So friends need your help to find the solution, please pour in your suggestions.
This might be helpful http://www.oreillynet.com/linux/cmd/
Also remember you have a friend named "manual pages" for almost every program
all you need to do is open the terminal and type: man (program name)
I take it 'working' does not mean paid employment. Linux does not necessarily involve the command line but it is an option. If you must 'look under the hood' you have to get dirty hands and be in for some sweat and toil. That said (and I did look up the references) consider these two points:
1. where do I look if I don't know what I am looking for,i.e., man what? p.s. K man is still an approximation
2. how does it all fit together
Some good links above. It would help if you specified which Linux distro.
If this is for work on Linux servers, you'll need to know the cmd line; most aren't installed with a GUI.
This is a very good resource for manuals for all types of Linux www.linuxtopia.org
one of the best recipes for linux -
1 cup 'trial'
1 cup 'error'
3tbl sp. 'google'
and a dash of LQ.
More realisticlly, http://linuxcommand.org is good for command line and learning the innerworkings. also search google images for 'command line wallpaper linux'. you should get a pic of all the basic commands, organized by function. would post it, but i am on my psp haha. i used this at first, and still reference it. good luck.
Distribution: Debian Wheezy, Jessie, Sid/Experimental, playing with LFS.
Cheat sheets, man pages, ask questions and practise practise practise is how I figured out what I know. You can memorise all the cheat sheets and man pages you want but unless you actually practise it wont sink in.