Linux bash commands

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This is a list of the more important commands for beginning Linux use, isn't intended to be complete but it's a good starting point

ls: list directory contents
cd: change directory
pwd: print name of current/working directory
who: show who is logged on
whoami: print effective userid
nano: Nano's ANOther editor, an enhanced free Pico clone - text editor
more: file perusal filter for crt viewing - visualize text files in shell
less: opposite of more - more user friendly text viewer
cat: concatenate files and print on the standard output
find: search for files in a directory hierarchy
cp: copy files and directories
mv: move (rename) files
rm: remove files or directories
rmdir: remove empty directories
touch: change file timestamps
su: change user ID
ln: make links between files
fsck: check and repair a Linux filesystem
fdisk: manipulate disk partition table
cfdisk: display or manipulate a disk partition table - more firendly than fdisck
parted: a partition manipulation program - GPT capable
mount: mount a filesystem
df: report file system disk space usage
uname: print system information

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