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Old 08-12-2005, 03:05 PM   #1
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command overview?


hi

i'm a linux beginner and i'm looking for a list of handy commands for the terminal
Is there some list somewhere?
It's difficult to guess them all if you are just a beginner
 
Old 08-12-2005, 03:10 PM   #2
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Check out this list.
 
Old 08-12-2005, 06:33 PM   #3
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if you think having to guess the actual commands is hard, wait till you have to remember all the different options/switches they use :-D
 
Old 08-12-2005, 06:47 PM   #4
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Take a look at linuxcommand.org.
 
Old 08-12-2005, 06:48 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Matir
Check out this list.
Nice list - pitty that awk/gawk's brief description is just
wrong :) ... awk DOESN'T do in-place editing.

Quote:
Originally posted by stabu
if you think having to guess the actual commands is
hard, wait till you have to remember all the different
options/switches they use
A wise man once said: you don't need to know
everything - you just need to know where to find
it.

To the OP: have a look at
/bin
/sbin
/usr/bin
/usr/sbin
/usr/local/bin
/usr/local/sbin
/usr/X11/bin
to see pretty much all executables in your system. ;0

If something doesn't suggest anything about its
purpose use "man <filename>" to find out what
it does.


Cheers,
Tink
 
  


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