Linux Commands

  1. pwd
    print working directory
  2. hostname
    my computer's network 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 directory
  10. mv
    move a file or directory
  11. less

    (*In Windows, the command is more)
    page through a file
  12. cat

    (*In Windows, the command is type)
    print the whole file
  13. xargs
    execute arguments
  14. find

    (*In Windows, dir-r)
    find files
  15. grep

    (*In Windows, select-string)
    find things inside files
  16. man

    (*In Windows, help)
    read a manual page
  17. apropos

    (*In Windows, helpctr)
    find what manual page is appropriate
  18. env
    look at your environment
  19. echo
    print some arguments
  20. export

    (* In Windows, set)
    export/set a new environment variable
  21. exit
    exit the shell
  22. sudo

    (* In Windows, runas)
    DANGER! become super user root DANGER!
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Linux Commands
Flashcards of linux/unix commands