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Old 01-24-2002, 01:20 PM   #1
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Console Commands.

i need tips in console commands..

like i always need to set permissions.. in kde..
and any cool commands to see system specs..

can someone e-mail me kazaa for linux
Old 01-24-2002, 02:10 PM   #2
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Er... permissions are changed by
'chmod', 'chown', 'chgrp' usually. The man pages on them are rather straightforward. 'top' is a good one to see your current memory/swap usage. 'dmesg' shows the output of the kernel's hardware recognition log.

Honestly man, for all the command-line commands, aside from the man pages, you might want to pick up O'Reilly's Linux in a Nutshell, which is little more than a big dictionary of everything you could enter in the command line with definitions that explain things usually far better than the man pages.




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