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Old 05-06-2006, 01:12 AM   #1
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Most commonly used commands


I've never come across a good list of all the available (or simply the most commonly used) commands in linux. This was one of my biggest problems as a complete newb who just jumped right in, although I have become more knowledgeable now. Is there a list somewhere that explains the most commonly used commands in terms that a newbie could understand?
 
Old 05-06-2006, 01:26 AM   #2
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http://www.justlinux.com/nhf/Shells/..._Commands.html

Searched it with www.google.com/linux .
 
Old 05-06-2006, 10:38 AM   #3
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robogymnast,

I was looking the other day for something similar. This is a list of 687 linux commands and I believe each one has an
example.

Go here and I hope this is what you'rre looking for:

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/

Cheers.
 
Old 05-08-2006, 09:06 AM   #4
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this is one of the better ones I found a few years ago, I keep a printed copy of it on or in my desk at all times . . .
 
Old 05-08-2006, 09:28 AM   #5
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Hmm...

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this is one of the better ones I found a few years ago, I keep a printed copy of it on or in my desk at all times . . .
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Aaron,

Were you saying that one of the other links posted in this thread is one that you keep a copy of or were you telling us of
another link? If you were telling us about another one, you did'nt put the link in your post. Just curious.

Thanks.
 
Old 05-08-2006, 09:35 AM   #6
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Uh cr*p . . . I forgot to paste the link:

http://tiger.la.asu.edu/Quick_Ref/linux_quickref.pdf

sorry guys . . .

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Originally Posted by Freestone
Hmm...



Aaron,

Were you saying that one of the other links posted in this thread is one that you keep a copy of or were you telling us of
another link? If you were telling us about another one, you did'nt put the link in your post. Just curious.

Thanks.
 
Old 05-08-2006, 09:35 AM   #7
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This one has a small section on basic commands
http://reallylinux.com/
 
Old 05-08-2006, 09:58 AM   #8
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Aaronk wrote:

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Uh cr*p . . . I forgot to paste the link:
........

Just messin' with ya! No problem. I figured you forgot something there!
 
Old 05-08-2006, 10:13 AM   #9
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This is not the greatest link but it's not the worst either.

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/
 
Old 05-08-2006, 10:20 AM   #10
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Hmmm, I'm not gonna go on another rant, but.....

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This is not the greatest link but it's not the worst either.

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com/linux/cmd/

This is what I mean about people just responding with no regard to the full thread.

I POSTED THIS LINK APPROX. 4 REPLIES UP THE THREAD!

People, read the thread!!! Geez.
 
Old 05-12-2006, 03:48 AM   #11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by robogymnast
I've never come across a good list of all the available (or simply the most commonly used) commands ...
Open a console and type three times <tab> -- at your own risk .

There are in excess of 20.000 commands / builtins (26.000?) if I remember correctly...
 
  


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