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Old 04-02-2002, 03:23 AM   #1
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Basic Unix commands req

I m new to linux .
I require basic commands and help used in linux.
Please mention the source ,where i can find it.
Old 04-02-2002, 06:17 AM   #2
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Here's a list of some basic ones

But if you really want to find answers to your questions about linux the best is to just head over to and then search for whatever you are looking for.
Old 04-02-2002, 05:40 PM   #3
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You might also try Linux Manual Pages. Selecting the second otion, "View a Section Index", then selecting "Section 1 - User Commands" you can find every command with a link to it's man page. You might also try Software Map . This lists the commands by catagory. -mk
Old 04-04-2002, 01:03 PM   #4
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There is a great newbie guide over at Tells you all the basic things you need to know. Cheers!
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Old 04-04-2002, 01:48 PM   #6
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You will soon be able to look up Linux commands right here at

Old 04-04-2002, 02:21 PM   #7
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you can go to to check out some unix/linux commands. I printed out the linuxnewbie "cheat sheet" which has most of the basic commands that are used.
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The most complete command reference that I've ever found online can be found here.

Your fellow newbie...

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