List of Useful Unix Commands

 

1.     Read manual page: man, man -k

2.     File and directory: cd, pwd, mkdir, rmdir, cp, mv, rm

3.     Examine file content: cat, more, head, tail, od

4.     File comparison and searching: diff, cmp, grep

5.     Get system information: who, w, finger, uptime, date

6.     Change password: passwd

7.     Text editor: vi, emacs, ee

8.     Job control: ps, jobs, ^Z, fg, bg, &

9.     Network diagnostic: ipconfig, netstat, ping, traceroute

10.  Miscellaneous: wc, du, df, script, cal, which, sort, echo