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List of A-Z Linux Commands :

Command alias apropos at awk break builtin bunzip2 bzip2 cal case cat cd cfdisk chgrp chmod chown chroot chvt cksum clear cmp comm Description Create an alias Search manual for keyword Schedule a job to run in the future. Find and Replace text within file(s) Exit from a loop Run a shell builtin Decompress file from bzip2 format Compress file to bzip2 format Display a calendar Conditionally perform a command Concatenate files to standard output Change Directory Partition table manipulator for Linux Change group ownership Change access permissions Change file owner and group Run a command with a different root directory Change the virtual Terminal Print CRC checksum and byte counts Clear terminal screen Compare two files Compare two sorted files line by line

command compress continue

Run a command ignoring shell functions Compress file(s) to old Unix compress format Resume the next iteration of a loop A perl script that converts filenames from one encoding to another Copy one or more files to another location Daemon to execute scheduled commands at predefined time Schedule a command to run at a later time Split a file into context-determined pieces Divide a file into several parts Display or change the date & time Desk Calculator Data Dump Convert and copy a file Declare variables and give them attributes Display free disk space Display the differences between two files Show differences among three files Briefly list directory contents Colour setup for `ls Convert a full pathname to just a path Display list of remembered directories Estimate file space usage Display message on screen A line-oriented text editor (edlin)

convmv cp cron crontab csplit cut date dc dd declare df diff diff3 dir dircolors dirname dirs du echo ed

egrep eject enable env eval exec exit expand export expr factor false fdformat fdisk fgrep file find fmt fold for format free fsck fstat

Search file(s) for lines that match an extended expression Eject CD-ROM Enable and disable builtin shell commands Disp, set, or remove environment variables Evaluate several commands/arguments Execute a command Exit the shell Convert tabs to spaces Set an environment variable Evaluate expressions Print prime factors Do nothing, unsuccessfully Low-level format a floppy disk Partition table manipulator for Linux Search file(s) for lines that match a fixed string Determine type of file Search for files that meet a desired criteria Reformat paragraph text Wrap text to fit a specified width. Expand words, and execute commands Format disks or tapes Disp, s memory usage Filesystem consistency check and repair. List open files

function fuser gawk getopts grep groups gunzip gzcat gzip hash head history hostname

Define Function Macros Identify process using file Find and Replace text within file(s) Parse positional parameters Search file(s) for lines that match a given pattern Print group names a user is in Decompress file(s) from GNU zip format Show contents of compressed file(s) Compress file(s) to GNU zip format Remember the full pathname of a name argument Output the first part of file(s) Command History Print or set system name Converts the encoding of characters from one code page encoding scheme to another. Print user and group ids Conditionally perform a command Capture an X server screen and save the image to file Help info Copy files and set attributes Join lines on a common field Stop a process from running Display output one screen at a time Perform arithmetic on shell variables

iconv id if import info install join kill less let

ln local locate logname logout lpc lpr lprint lprintd lprintq lprm ls ll lsof m4 makewhatis man mkdir mkfifo mknod more mount mtools mv

Make links between files Create variables Find files Print current login name Exit a login shell Line printer control program Off line print Print a file Abort a print job List the print queue Remove jobs from the print queue List information about file(s) #ls -l List information about file(s) List open files Macro processor Rebuild whatis database Print manual pages Create new folder(s) Make FIFOs (named pipes) Make block or character special files Display output one screen at a time Mount a file system Manipulate MS-DOS files Move or rename files or directories

netconfig nice nl nohup od passwd paste pathchk popd pr printcap printenv printf ps pushd pwd quota quotacheck quotactl pax ram rcp read readonly

Configure your network Set the priority of a command or job Number lines and write files Run a command immune to hangup View binary files Modify a user password Merge lines of files Check file name portability Restore the previous value of the current directory Convert text files for printing Printer capability database Print environment variables Format and print data Process status Save and then change the current directory Print Working Directory Display disk usage and limits Scan a file system for disk usage Set disk quotas Archive file(s) ram disk device Copy files between two machines. read a line from standard input Mark variables/functions as readonly

remsync return rm rmdir rpm rsync screen sdiff sed select seq set shift shopt shutdown sleep sort source split strings su sum symlink sync

Synchronize remote files via email Exit a shell function Remove (delete) files Remove folder(s) RPM Package Manager (was RedHat Package Manager) Remote file copy (Synchronize file trees) Terminal window manager Merge two files interactively Stream Editor Accept keyboard input Print numeric sequences Manipulate shell variables and functions Shift positional parameters Shell Options Shutdown or restart linux Delay for a specified time Sort text files Run commands from a file `. Split a file into fixed-size pieces print the strings of printable characters in (binary) files. Substitute user identity Print a checksum for a file Make a new name for a file Synchronize data on disk with memory

tac tail tar tee test time times

Print files out in reverse line order Output the last part of files Tape ARchiver Redirect output to multiple files Evaluate a conditional expression Measure Program Resource Use User and system times Play midi files and set up software synth to play midi files with other commands. Change file timestamps List processes running on the system Trace Route to Host Run a command when a signal is set(bourne) Translate, squeeze, and/or delete characters Do nothing, successfully Topological sort Print filename of terminal on stdin Describe a command Limit user resources Users file creation mask Unmount a filesystem Remove an alias Print system information Convert spaces to tabs

timidity touch top traceroute trap tr true tsort tty type ulimit umask umount unalias uname unexpand

uniq units unset unshar until useradd usermod users uuencode uudecode v vdir watch whatis wc whereis which while who whoami xargs yes zcat zip

Uniquify files (remove all duplicate lines) Convert units from one scale to another Remove variable or function names Unpack shell archive scripts Execute commands (until error) Create new user account Modify user account List users currently logged in Encode a binary file into 7-bit ASCII characters Decode a file created by uuencode Verbosely list directory contents (`ls -l -b) Verbosely list directory contents (`ls -l -b) Execute/display a program periodically List manual pages by name Print byte, word, and line counts of a file Report all known instances of a command Locate a program file in the users path. Execute commands Print all usernames currently logged in Print the current user id and name (`id -un) Execute utility, passing constructed argument list(s) Print a string until interrupted Show contents of compressed file(s) Compress and archive file(s) to zip format

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