Command

Description

find / -name filename*

Searchs for any files that start with file name from root / directory

Date

Check Date\Time

Uname –a

Show version of Linux

Cd

Change directory

Pwd

Displays current directory

ls

List files in directory

cp

Copy

Cat file

Print a file on screen

Vi file

Open file in test editor

nedit

Open file in GUI text editor

Ifup eth0

Enable NIC

Ifdown eth0

Disable NIC

Ifconfig

Linux equivalent of ipconfig

Ps –a | grep “name”

finds a running process with “name” in it

Kill “process number”

Kill the process

Shutdown –h now

Shutdown the system now

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