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Old 05-11-2004, 12:27 PM   #1
marigb
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What do you think are the top ten UNIX/LINUX commands


Hey people just a fun question:
WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE TOP TEN MOST USED COMMANDS USED IN UNIX/LINUX ???
marigb
 
Old 05-11-2004, 12:40 PM   #2
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ls
cd
mv
cp
rm
logout
man
su
exit
emerge
 
Old 05-11-2004, 12:51 PM   #3
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su
cd
mkdir
ln -s
cp
rm
mv
./configure
make
make install

For Debian, replace ./configure make and make install with apt-get update apt-get upgrade and apt-get install
 
Old 05-11-2004, 01:03 PM   #4
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su
cd
mkdir
ln -s
cp
rm
mv
./configure
make
vi

*waits patiently*
 
Old 05-11-2004, 01:28 PM   #5
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cd
ls
mv
cp
rm
grep
man
su
locate
make
 
Old 05-11-2004, 02:18 PM   #6
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ls
cd
mv
rm -fr /
su
grep
less
mkdir
man
locate
 
Old 05-11-2004, 03:33 PM   #7
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10 just won't do it :)
I use all of these every day.

ls
cd
cp
mv
rm
ln
find
locate
[edit]
du
df
[/edit]

man
less
grep
sed
awk
sort
cut
tail
head
tar

ping
ssh
traceroute



Cheers,
Tink

Last edited by Tinkster; 05-11-2004 at 05:40 PM.
 
Old 05-11-2004, 05:38 PM   #8
mbegovic
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ls
su
cd
mkdir
cp
mv
rm
less
man

Does vi count?
 
Old 05-11-2004, 05:44 PM   #9
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ls
su
mv
cp
rm
mkdir
ln
man
slocate
more
 
Old 05-11-2004, 07:33 PM   #10
neo77777
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1.sudo, not su
2. ls
3. cd
4. top, ps
5. netstat
6. tcpdump, snoop, ethereal
7. ping, nslookup
8. ssh
9. telnet port to find out what's running on a particular port if possible
10. vi

There are also less, grep, sed that are grouped with any aforementioned. The rest falls into 11 and below category.
 
Old 05-11-2004, 07:41 PM   #11
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my personal top 10
man(invaluable, i'm a reader)
ls
cd
cp
mv
rm
tar
su
make
mkdir
these are the most frequent
 
Old 05-11-2004, 10:36 PM   #12
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I use these ones a lot

man
mc
ps
kill
cd
ls
less
jed
ifconfig
df
 
Old 05-11-2004, 11:52 PM   #13
chii-chan
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My top ten:

ls
cd
less
cp
mv
df
cat
grep
man
kill (-9 too)
 
Old 05-11-2004, 11:55 PM   #14
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ls
man
su/sudo
cp
grep
find
mv
tar
ps
less
 
Old 05-12-2004, 12:41 AM   #15
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dir (or ls)
mkdir
pico (or nano)
cd
cp
mv
tar
./configure
make
checkinstall
 
  


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