LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-03-2006, 04:16 AM   #1
codepoet
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2005
Posts: 14

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question NewToLinux


I'm logging in to a Linux machine using Telnet, what command do I use to get a listing of the directories on there?
Thanks
 
Old 09-03-2006, 04:37 AM   #2
w3bd3vil
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2006
Location: Hyderabad, India
Distribution: Fedora
Posts: 1,189

Rep: Reputation: 49
you need to type
ls
even dir should work
 
Old 09-03-2006, 10:02 AM   #3
lotusjps46
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Dallas
Distribution: Vector Linux, Suse 10.1
Posts: 186

Rep: Reputation: 30
Telnet is not secure. You can use ssh from a MS Windows machine using PuTTy, which is a free download. SSH is usually installed by default. Google for PuTTy, and PortaPuTTy; it does not even need to be installed and can be run from a thumb drive.

Good luck.

C
 
Old 09-03-2006, 02:08 PM   #4
codepoet
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2005
Posts: 14

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thanks
 
Old 09-04-2006, 10:03 AM   #5
shorun
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2006
Location: belguim
Distribution: fedora, mandriva, suse
Posts: 148

Rep: Reputation: 15
type "man ls" for a full list for the yet to come questions.
most of these command's are in the simplest of manuals.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NewToLinux: Some beginner questions (Video Card, Random Freezes) MoonDoggie42 Mandriva 2 08-18-2004 05:29 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:40 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration