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What makes Linux so good?
This guide looks at the reasons why so many people have chosen Linux as their desktop operating system of choice including price, ease of use, freedom, community and support.
Example uses of the Linux Command zip
Examples of typical uses of the command zip
unzip - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: unzip. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
top - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: top. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
ls - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ls. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sudo - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sudo. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
wget - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: wget. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
ssh - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ssh. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
5 Games Console Emulators For Linux
Retrogaming is alive and well and available for Linux via these 5 great console emulators for the Atari 2600, Spectrum, NES, Megadrive and Gameboy.
ftp - Linux Command - Unix Command
The Linux file transfer command FTP: Learn how to use the FTP file transfer command from its man page description and examples.
find - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: find. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
ps - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ps. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
mount - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: mount. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
cp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: cp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
curl - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: curl. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
less - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: less. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Using the 'find' Command in Linux
Examples of typical uses of the command find
A Brief Introduction to the Linux Shell Command...
Examples of typical uses of the command gzip
gzip - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: gzip. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
hostname - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: hostname. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Use the Unzip Command in Linux
Examples of typical uses of the command unzip
traceroute - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: traceroute. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
rsync - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: rsync. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Linux Command - ps - kill
Linux / Unix Command Library: ps and kill -- The Arnold Schwarzenegger equivalent among the Linux/Unix commands.
ping - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ping. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sed - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sed. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
grep - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: grep. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Pass Arguments to a Bash-Script
Instructions and examples for writing WHILE-loops in a bash shell
siege
Define siege - from the Linux / Unix / Computing glossary at About.com.
rm - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: rm. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
diff - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: diff. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sort - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sort. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
ln - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ln. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Linux Commands - Command Library - Man Pages
Linux Commands Man Pages: Command Name, Synopsis, Description, Options, and more.
adduser - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: adduser. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
zip - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: zip. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
tail - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: tail. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
date - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: date. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
gunzip - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: gunzip. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
rename - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: rename. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
mv - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: mv. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
make - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: make. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
reboot - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: reboot. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
mail - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: mail. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sftp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sftp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
du - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: du. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
A Quick Guide to Using Linux "Sort" Commands...
Examples of typical uses of the command sort
A Quick Guide to Using "SED" Commands in Linux
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A Quick Guide to Writing "AWK" Commands and...
Instructions and examples for writing awk statements in a bash shell
more - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: more. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Use the FTP Command in Linux
Examples of typical uses of the command ftp
Linux Shortcuts and Commands
Linux Shortcuts and Commands, from the Linux Newbie Administrator Guide by Peter and Stan Klimas.
wc - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: wc. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
telnet - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: telnet. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
time - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: time. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
useradd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: useradd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
convert - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: convert. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
What should they call Ubuntu 15.04? Vitriolic...
This week's news looks at potential names for Ubuntu 15.04 and 15.10 and the on/off relationship between Munich and Linux appears to be on again.
tcpdump - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: tcpdump. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
A Quick Quick Guide to Listing Mounted Devices...
Kubuntu Desktop Guide: List mounted devices in a terminal
df - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: df. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Wiki
Define Wiki - from the Linux / Unix / Computing glossary at About.com.
How to Install/Uninstall .deb Files in Ubuntu
Ubuntu Desktop Guide: Install/uninstall .deb files
A Brief Introduction to the Linux Command "wget"
Examples of typical uses of the command wget
echo - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: echo. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sh - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sh. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
mkdir - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: mkdir. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
scp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: scp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
display - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: display. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
uptime - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: uptime. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
The Beginner's Guide to Operating Systems
An introduction to operating systems and the advantages of Unix operating systems.
shutdown - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: shutdown. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Switching Between Workspaces - GNOME Desktop...
You can switch between workspaces in any of the following ways:
exec - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: exec. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Write Bash FOR-loops
Instructions and examples for writing FOR-loops in a bash shell
arp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: arp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Add Calculations to a Bash Script
Learn about the number of syntax options you can use in the Bash programming language to evoke arithmetic evaluation of an expression.
file - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: file. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Switch to Console Mode in Ubuntu
Ubuntu Desktop Guide: Switch to Console mode
rcp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: rcp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
chkconfig - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: chkconfig. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
A Linux Administrators Guide to Showing and...
Linux System Administrator's Guide: Showing and setting time
ldd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ldd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
watch - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: watch. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
md5sum - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: md5sum. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
bash - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: bash. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
init - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: init. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
An Easy Guide to Checking the ARP Tables in Linux
Linux Network Administrators Guide: Checking the ARP Tables
hexdump - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: hexdump. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
rpm - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: rpm. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
dos2unix - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: dos2unix. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Check Disk Space Usage in Linux With...
How to quickly find out how much disk space is used and how much disk space is still available.
route - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: route. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Linux Command - xhost
Linux / Unix Command Library: xhost: graphical user interfaces server access control unix environments features of unix xhost command
finger - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: finger. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
gedit - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: gedit. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
groupadd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: groupadd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
strings - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: strings. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
insmod - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: insmod. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
which - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: which. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
tar - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: tar. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
zcat - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: zcat. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
zgrep - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: zgrep. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
patch - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: patch. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
A Quick Guide to Understanding and Using "SUDO"...
Examples of typical uses of the command sudo
bc - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: bc. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Write Bash WHILE-loops
Instructions and examples for writing WHILE-loops in a bash shell
test - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: test. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
eject - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: eject. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
setfacl - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: setfacl. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sleep - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sleep. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
nm - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: nm. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Basic Linux Operations FAQ
A basic Linux operations FAQ, which answers a variety of questions Linux beginners may have, from the Linux Newbie Administrator Guide by Peter and Stan Klimas.
xxd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: xxd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
cat - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: cat. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Linux Command vi vim - Unix Command gvim
Linux / Unix Command Library: vi, vim, gvim. Learn about their synopsis, description, options, and examples.
whereis - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: whereis. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
expr - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: expr. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
chage - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: chage. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Linux Commands and Shell Commands Libraries
[The Linux Command Library] contains two command linbraries: Linux command library and built-in shell library.
su - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: su. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
How to Use "CD" Shell Commands in Linux
Examples of typical uses of the command cd
Example uses of the command "time"
Examples of typical uses of the command time
install - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: install. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
bzip2 - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: bzip2. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sshd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sshd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
source - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: source. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Example uses of the command "ps"
Examples of typical uses of the command ps
dir - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: dir. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
login - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: login. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sysctl - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sysctl. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
Voice Recognition Using Linux
This guide looks at voice recognition software within Linux and determines whether it is viable to use it for dictation purposes.
renice - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: renice. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
lftp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: lftp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
signal - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: signal. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
dd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: dd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sudo
Define sudo - from the Linux / Unix / Computing glossary at About.com.
Example uses of the command "less"
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modprobe - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: modprobe. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
hosts.deny - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: hosts.deny. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
execvp - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: execvp. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
logger - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: logger. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
syslogd - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: syslogd. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
ld - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: ld. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
sync - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: sync. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
killall - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: killall. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
man - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: man. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
script - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: script. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
last - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: last. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
touch - Linux Command - Unix Command
Linux / Unix Command Library: touch. Learn about its synopsis, description, options, and examples.
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