Linux Command Line Videos

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Whether you’re studying for your next certification or an experienced IT professional, learning a handful of Linux commands is a great way to enhance your skillset. The CompTIA A+ certification covers 19 Linux commands that are the perfect place to start. These videos can help you get started!!


Navigating the Filesystem



pwd

In order to discover where you are currently located within the filesystem, the pwd command can be used.




cd

To navigate the filesystem structure, use the cd (change directory) command to change directories.




ls

The ls command is used to list the contents of a directory.





Administrative Access


su

The su command allows you to temporarily act as a different user.




sudo

The sudo command allows a user to execute a command as another user.




chmod

The chmod command is used to change the permissions of a file or directory.




chown

To change the ownership of a file use the chown command.





Filesystem Management



mv

The mv command is used to move a file from one location in the filesystem to another.




cp

The cp command is used to copy files.




dd

The dd command is a utility for copying files or entire partitions at the bit level.




rm

The rm command is used to delete files and directories.





Filtering Input



grep

The grep command is a text filter that will search input and return lines, which contain a match to a given pattern.





Shutting Down



shutdown

The shutdown command arranges for the system to be brought down in a safe way.





Display Network Configuration



ifconfig

The ifconfig command stands for “interface configuration” and is used to display network configuration information.





Viewing Processes



ps

Running a command results in something called a process. The ps command can be used to list processes.





Package Management



apt-get

Package management is a system by which software can be installed, updated, queried or removed from a filesystem. The Advanced Package Tool, apt-get , makes management of packages easy.





Updating User Passwords



passwd

The passwd command is used to update a user’s password. Change the password of the current user.





Editing Text



vi

The vi command is used to edit text files.




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