How to Do it in Linux

Operating System How to...

.. find out Current Version of Linux?

  1.  uname -srv

.. find out all the running process?

  1.  ps -ax

.. find out system uptime?

  1. uptime

.. find out help ?

  1. help

  2. man 

File Management How to..

.. get the file and directory listing?

  1.  ls

  2. ll

.. read file permission information?

  1. text

  2. color

.. change file permissions?

  1.  chmod

  2. create

Creating and handling Files How To..

...create a file 

  1. vi

  2. ....many alternatives

...move a File 

  1. mv

...delete a File 

  1. rm

...create a directory

  1. mkdir 

...remove a directory

  1.  rmdir

...copy a File 

  1. cp

...find a File 

  1. find 

  2. locate

  3. whreis

Disk Management

...display and edit Partition table?

  1. fdisk

...display disk space?

  1. df

 

Utilities How to...

...compress and uncompress a file / dir

  1. (un)zip

  2. (un)tar

  3. g(un)zip

  4. b(un)zip

More How tos...

The Linux Documentation Project (LDP)

  • Chapter 4. Categorized List of HOWTOs
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