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Old 04-15-2012, 10:55 AM   #1
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common commands?


Hi all,I am new to linux in any form,and I would be very grateful if any one can give me a run down on some useful common commands for lucid puppy 5.2.5. As looking around various links from google is like for ice cubes in antarctica [theres lots around but none of it is the shape you want].
 
Old 04-15-2012, 11:19 AM   #2
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http://linuxcommand.org/index.php should give first insights.
By the way, Puppy is a very special distro that does many things in special ways. I wouldn't recommend it for a new user that wants to learn Linux in general.
 
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:08 PM   #3
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Several common commands in Puppy linux are customized by a shell script wrapper .

Puppy uses busybox applets a lot as replacements for full binaries .

I like busybox .

New you would probably miss some features like --long-options .

Look in the PATH for binaries/links named "*-BB-NOTUSED" or "*-FULL" .

As examples i have to mention /bin/df and /bin/mount /bin/umount scripts that are important to manage the drive icons on desktop .
 
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:18 AM   #4
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Threads also at Murga

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=77814

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=48530

The How To Section at Murga Forums is chock full of stuff.
Chow Down.

Edit: Some More chow.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=65511

And the dog path

http://wellminded.com/puppy/pupsearch.html

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As looking around various links from google is like for ice cubes in antarctica [theres lots around but none of it is the shape you want].
That should make things easier.

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