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A comprehensive list of commands needed when using Ubuntu: Command privileges. sudo command - run command as root sudo su root shell open sudo su user open shell as a user sudo -k forget your password sudo gksudo command sudo visual dialog (GNOME) kdesudo command sudo visual dialog (KDE) sudo visudo edit / etc / sudoers gksudo nautilus root file manager (GNOME) kdesudo konqueror root file manager (KDE) passwd change your password Command Network ifconfig displays information network iwconfig displays information from wireless sudo iwlist scan scan wireless networks sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart reset the network (file) /etc/network/interfaces manual configuration ifup interface bring online interface ifdown interface disable interface Commands Display sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart reset X (Gnome) sudo /etc/init.d/kdm restart reset X (KDE) (file) /etc/X11/xorg.conf show Configuration sudo dpkg-reconfigure - reconfigure xserver-xorg-phigh - reset configuration X Ctrl+Alt+Bksp X display reset if frozen Ctrl+Alt+FN switch to tty N Ctrl+Alt+F7 switch back to X display Commands Service System. start service service to start work (Upstart) stop service service to stop working (Upstart) status service check if service is running (Upstart) /etc/init.d/service start start service (SysV) /etc/init.d/service stop stop service (SysV) /etc/init.d/service status check service (SysV) /etc/init.d/service restart reset service (SysV) runlevel get current runlevel

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Commands for Firewall. ufw enable turn on the firewall ufw disable turn off the firewall ufw default allow allow all connections by default ufw default deny drop all connections by default ufw status current rules and ufw allow port to allow traffic on port ufw deny port port block ufw deny from ip ip block Command System. lsb_release -a get the version of Ubuntu uname -r get kernel version uname -a get all the information kernel Commands for Package Manager. apt-get update refresh updates available apt-get upgrade update all packages apt-get dist-upgrade version update apt-get install pkg installing pkg apt-get remove pkg uninstall pkg apt-get autoremove removing packages obsotletos apt-get -f install try to fix packages dpkg configure -a try to fix a broken package dpkg -i pkg.deb install file pkg.deb (file) /etc/apt/sources.list list of repositories APT Special Packages For commands. ubuntu-desktop Setting the standard Ubuntu kubuntu-desktop KDE Desktop xubuntu-desktop desktop XFCE ubuntu-minimal core earnings Ubuntu ubuntu-standard the standard utilities Ubuntu ubuntu-restricted-extras not free, but useful kubuntu-restricted-extras ditto KDE xubuntu-restricted-extras ditto XFCE build-essential packages used to compile linux-image-generic latest generic kernel image linux-headers-generic latest headlines Applications commands. nautilus File Manager (GNOME) dolphin File Manager (KDE) konqueror Web browser (KDE) kate text editor (KDE) gedit text editor (GNOME)
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