Basic Shell Commands - Linux

  1. pwd
    print working directory
  2. hostname
    my computer's newtwork name
  3. mkdir
    make directory
  4. cd
    change directory
  5. ls
    list directory
  6. rmdir
    remove directory
  7. pushd
    push directory
  8. popd
    pop directory
  9. cp
    copy a file or directory
  10. mv
    move a file or directory
  11. less
    page through a file
  12. cat
    print the whole file
  13. xargs
    execute arguments
  14. find
    find files
  15. grep
    find things inside files
  16. man
    read a manual page
  17. apropos
    find what man page is appropriate
  18. env
    look at your environment
  19. echo
    print some arguments
  20. export
    export/set a new environment variable
  21. exit
    exit the shell
  22. sudo
    DANGER! become super user root DANGER!
  23. chmod
    change permission modifiers
  24. chown
    change ownership
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Basic Shell Commands - Linux
Basic shell commands for Linux