Abstract

So you consider your self to be a computer geek already. But all your experience is in Windows. Now you have a hankering to learn Linux, and don’t know where to start.

This is an introduction to Linux for you. I will be focusing on the command line since for the advanced user that is where the real power of Linux is found. The GUI is fine for the riffraff, but the power users go for the command line.

Why Linux

The book, The Linux Command Line, A Book By William Shotts that spawned the web site LinuxCommand.org, is a wonderful introduction to Linux and specifically the command line. Willian Shotts is an entertaining writer and has good observations on what is possible with the command line. Read the book and Be sure to check out the reference for more information.

Switching from Windows

Switching From Windows to Nix or a Newbie to Linux – 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies

So you are planning to switch from Windows to Linux, or have just switched to Linux? Oops!!! what I am asking! For what else reason would you have been here. From my past experience when I was new to Nux, commands and terminal really scared me, I was worried about the commands, as to what extent I have to remember and memorise them to get myself fully functional with Linux. No doubt online documentation, books, man pages and user community helped me a lot but I strongly believed that there should be an article with details of commands in easy to learn and understand language.These Motivated me to Master Linux and to make it easy-to-use. My this article is a step towards it. Switching From Windows to Nix or a Newbie to Linux – 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies

Shell Scripting

The 5-Minute Essential Shell Tutorial

Alright, far too often (especially in the IRC channels) there is a time where even the most beginner of users are faced with the terminal. It has many names: terminal, shell, console, “command prompt” even as a carryover from those familiar with Windows. Many people are frightened by it for some reason or another, so this tutorial will attempt to provide you the most basic of commands to enable navigation and basic system actions from the comfort of your keyboard. The 5-Minute Essential Shell Tutorial

Unix Command Selections

50 Most Frequently Used UNIX / Linux Commands (With Examples)

This article provides practical examples for 50 most frequently used commands in Linux / UNIX.

This is not a comprehensive list by any means, but this should give you a jumpstart on some of the common Linux commands. Bookmark this article for your future reference. 50 Most Frequently Used UNIX / Linux Commands (With Examples)


My top 15 linux commands that everyone should master!

In this tuturial i will present you my absolute top 15 linux commands.

As an addition to the wonderfull tutorial of Justin http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/100

will this tutorial introduce totally new command’s. The reason: Because knowing these commands will make your life a whole lot easier!

I am also showing examples on how to use the command as well. My top 15 linux commands that everyone should master!


30 Most Frequently Used Linux Commands With Examples

This blogpost gives a list of 30 Most Frequently Used Linux/Unix Commands With Examples. I tried to list out the most frequent commands, which will be useful for any Linux user in day to day life. I have also given examples with each command so that it will be easy for you to understand. 30 Most Frequently Used Linux Commands With Examples

Linux Administration

30 Useful Linux Commands for System Administrators

In this article we are going to review some of the useful and frequently used Linux or Unix commands for Linux System Administrators that are used in their daily life. This is not a complete but it’s a compact list of commands to refer when needed. Let us start one by one how we can use those commands with examples. 30 Useful Linux Commands for System Administrators


60 Commands of Linux : A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator

For a person new to Linux, finding Linux functional is still not very easy even after the emergence of user friendly Linux distribution like Ubuntu and Mint. The thing remains that there will always be some configuration on user’s part to be done manually. 60 Commands of Linux : A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator


Linux System Administration Basics

This document presents a collection of common issues and useful tips for Linux system administration. Whether you’re new to system administration or have been maintaining systems for some time, we hope these tips are helpful regardless of your background or choice in Linux distributions. Linux System Administration Basics


Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide

This tutorial assumes no previous knowledge of scripting or programming, yet progresses rapidly toward an intermediate/advanced level of instruction . . . all the while sneaking in little nuggets of UNIX® wisdom and lore. It serves as a textbook, a manual for self-study, and as a reference and source of knowledge on shell scripting techniques. The exercises and heavily-commented examples invite active reader participation, under the premise that the only way to really learn scripting is to write scripts.

This book is suitable for classroom use as a general introduction to programming concepts. Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide


Written by John F. Moore

Last Revised: Tue Nov 1 18:14:05 EDT 2016

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