Logs you out of the system. Always log out, if you dont it could be seen by others.
Starts the text editor application, pico.
Either creates a new file named filename or edits the file named filename.
Starts the e-mailer proggie.
Displays help or info about a certain command. If you want to know what 'cd' command does, type: man cd - simple right?
Creates a new directory, or folder as I prefer, called subdirectory1.
Removes the directory named subdirectory
Changes current directory to the one specified.
Changes directory to home dir.
Changes the directory up one level, or back to the previous dir.
Lists content of current dir.
Long version of directory listing.
Lists files in vertical manner.
This command lists the directory contents in long format. Information similar to the following is displayed when you issue this command.
size file/dir name total 3 \ /
-rw------- 1 jdoe staff 1024 Sept 4 10:35 filename
drwxr-xr-x 2 jdoe staff 2048 Jan 24 11:28 Mail/
drwxr-xr-x 3 jdoe staff 2048 Jan 23 09:28 News/
| | \ \ |
file info links owner staff/stud date changed
Lists hidden files.
Shows entire content of file called filename.
cat > newfile
Create new file called newfile
cat f1 > f2
Copies f1 to f2
cat f1 f2 > f3
Places concatenation of f1 and f2 in f3
cat f1 >> f3
Appends f1 to f3
cat f1 | sort
Sorts the lines of f1
cat f1 f2 | sort > f3
Concatenates f1 and f2, sorts the result and places it in f3
List file one page at a time. Press space to see next page.
Displays file one screen at a time. Same as above.
Displays last 10 lines of file.
mv file1 file2
Rename file1 to file2.
cp file1 file2
Copy file1 to file2.
Print file1 to line printer.
ls | lpr
Print output (i.e., directory) to line printer.
Print file1 to local printer.
diff textfile1 textfile2
Compare textfile1 to textfile2.
cmp binfile1 binfile2
Compare binary files.
Display names of users on system.
who | more
Shows who is logged on right now.
who am i
Tells you who you are.
Display information about specific user.
Indicates disk space used and left.
Additional info about your disk quota.
Displays the present working dir.
mv old-filename new-filename
Renames a file.
mv old-directory-name new-directory-name
Moves contents of one dir to another.