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Command line learning

A list of resources for learning unix command line tools.

alias Create an alias * apropos Search Help manual pages (man -k)apt-get Search for and install software packages (Debian/Ubuntu)aptitude Search for and install software packages (Debian/Ubuntu)aspell Spell Checkerawk Find and Replace text, database sort/validate/index bbasename Strip directory and suffix from filenames bash GNU Bourne-Again SHellbc Arbitrary precision calculator languagebg Send

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The Linux Command Line

The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning...