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Help yourself in man pages

http://linux.byexamples.com

To know more about a command, check for more options and maybe some examples how to use it, you need to read the manual of the specified command. While you are in man, you can trigger search by specified a keyword. Man provides efficient browsing like in vim, you can bookmark a point and jump back to that point later, and a lots more.

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File management in Linux

http://polishlinux.org

Unix systems provide a number of commands to manage files and directories. Their strong point is the ability to use them in a rather simple manner against a group of files/directories meeting certain conditions. For example all the files satisfying specific criteria can be deleted or have their names changed en masse.

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Linux Command Line 101

http://www.bit-tech.net

When you familiarise yourself with the interface with a little help from our article, you'll see that daily tasks like copying or deleting files are executed much faster in CLI than when done graphically and when you dig even deeper into the command line, it'll show you it's true power with scripts and the like.

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Finding files Part 2 - By Content

http://fosswire.com

Yesterday’s post detailed how you can find files by their name, permissions, time, or other descriptors. But you probably also want to be able to find files based on what is inside them. Grep is a tool that picks up where find left off, and can search inside files (though cannot do the same things that find can).

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Command line tips - Finding files; Part 1: By Name

http://fosswire.com

There is always a time when working with the CLI that you will want to find a set of files by name, such as all JPEG images. The `find` command lets you do this and more. Let’s jump into the basic structure of a find command:

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25 useful commands in Linux/UNIX:

http://www.freebsd-world.com

Title say it all...

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Unix/Linux Command Cheat Sheet

http://fosswire.com

In an attempt to find a good Unix reference for you FOSSwire readers, I was unsuccessful at finding a decent one on the Internet. So, why not make one?

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Linux command line

http://www.tuxwatch.com

Linux has come a long way in the past two years. Today much of what needs to be done on a Linux machine can be done using a mouse and a little pointing and clicking. Occasionally, however, there are things that still require a little under-the-hood tinkering, where a rudimentary understanding of the command line comes in handy.

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Weekly tip: how to get the best out of the history command in GNU/Linux

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Anybody who has used the command line extensively to navigate, understand and configure GNU/Linux will know that in the course of a few months’ work it is possible to build up an extensive history of used commands. This necessitates some pro-active management to get the best out of it. Here are some tips to make the most of the history command.

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Howto: Verify Downloaded Linux / BSD DVD or CD ISO images for integrity

http://www.cyberciti.biz

You need to verify that that downloaded Linux DVD or ISO images are intact before you burn and use them. This is security feature. But how do you verify ISO images?

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Learn the Linux command line

http://www.tectonic.co.za

Eight must-know Linux commands that will turn any Linux novice into an apparent command line guru. Go on. Impress your friends and family.

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Linux Tips for Newbies - Command Line

http://www.techpersona.com

Today’s “Newbie Tip” is learning some basics about the “Command Line Interface” or as it’s mostly referred to, “Command Line”. The command line gives the user the ability to interact with the operating system by typing via a text terminal.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 1 week ago
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Screen: Tips & Tricks

http://polishlinux.org

In this article I will describe a very useful program: GNU Screen. Usually this program is used by people who have a shell account on a Unix server. But it can be also helpful to people who haven’t yet started to use a terminal or even Linux/Unix at all. Screen — simply — is a program which enables users to create more system shells without the need of logging in multiple times.

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A beginner’s introduction to the GNU/Linux command line, Part II—Managing processes

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Your GNU/Linux computer is an amazing machine. It can display images. It can run programs. It can perform dozens of functions all at the same time. How can you keep track of all this activity? By monitoring the processes that your computer runs, and one of the best ways to monitor and control processes is by using the command line.

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Top 25 Linux Commands for the Absolute Newbie Admins

http://pimpyourlinux.com

Perhaps your company is just switching to Linux, to save on costs. Or, maybe you’re starting University, and you have no idea how to get around the Linux Systems they’ve just installed. Or if you’re like me, you’re curious about how Linux works, and you have it installed at home.

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