Linux for beginners: 10 commands to get you started at the terminal

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Linux for beginners: 10 commands to get you started at the terminal

Don’t fear the command line. Embrace it with these 10 starter commands.
tcarriga
Fri, 10/23/2020 at 6:12am

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So you are looking to learn Linux? Instead of rambling for the next two paragraphs about how the following commands are going to lay the metaphysical groundwork for the rest of your technical experience, I am going to jump right into it. No fluff, no expose—just commands and how they work. Let’s do it.

Note: I recommend having the GUI and CLI side by side as you make changes to files and directories to solidify that what you are doing in your terminal is, in fact, happening on the system.

Topics:  
Linux  
Linux Administration  
Command line utilities  
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