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Useful Linux Commands for Terminal


List of Useful commands for starters in Linux (constantly updated 13/8/16)

lspci --> Lists all controllers connected to PCI

lspci | grep VGA --> Lists all available graphic controllers connected to PCI

lspci | grep Audio --> Lists all available audio controllers connected to PCI

lsusb --> Lists all connected USB controllers

ifconfig --> Lists all available network devices in detail

apt-get --> Get os updates

cd --> Change the current directory

chmod --> Change file permission

cp --> Copy file and directories

echo --> Display or repeat a string

exit --> Terminate a script

grep --> Searches for specific string

ifup --> Enables a network device

ifdown --> Disables a network device

ls --> Lists files and directories

netstat --> Provides information and statistics of connected TCPIP connections

nslookup --> Finds a specific ip or hostname in the network

ping --> Used to test connectivity

ps --> lists running process

pwd --> Shows current working directory

shutdown --> Turn off, restart and more

sudo --> Provides system admin capability

SSH --> Remote access to securely gain access to another computer on network

wget --> Gets file from remote network location

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