Most useful common Linux commands
If you are thinking of switching from Linux to a Linux operating system or you want to learn Linux operating system here, then here we are giving you the list of most popular and basic common Linux commands that you should come across. If you have worked earlier on Linux then you can revise your first edited Linux commands by looking at this list. Here we are only listing the Linux commands, their syntax or otherwise will not discuss them, but in our next few post, you will be able to explain these commands so that you can practice en commands by doing well.
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ls: list the current directory content
cd: Use this to change the current directory
cat: can be used to display the file, copy and combine text files.
history: use this command
chmod: use chomod to change file permission
chown: use this to change file owner
df: This display used and available disk space
date: display it recognize a type of data in any f
du: This display space is taken by every file
file: it recognize a type of data in any file
find: search any term on file.
man: display help for the specific command
cp: can be used to copy files and folders
mv: it can be used to rename or move files and dir
mkdir: can be used to create a new directory.
less: can be used
tar: To compress – could be used to create and extract tar file.
grep: could be used to search a string (with pattern also) in a file.
ssh: could be used to connect and login remote machine (encrypted & secure)
su: can be used to switch to a different user
rmdir: can be used to remove the empty directory
rm: can be used to remove files and directories (empty or non-empty)
pwd: it shows current user working directory
ps: it is running
password: could be used to change user password
kill: cannot be used
gzip: to create a compressed file with .gz extension
unzip: to unzip or uncompress the zip file
free: could be used to dhow
Top: to show up based on CPU usage
who is currently logged in
where is: to find the location of any command (where it is stored)
what is: show any command
wget: to download any file from the internet, rename it and store anywhere