Dec 09, 2011

Favorite Unix commands

I'm looking for some interesting and new Unix commands to experiment with. What are some favorites?

I don't have favorites, but here's a pretty good list of basic Unix commands.

Basic UNIX commands

"Note: not all of these are actually part of UNIX itself, and you may not find them on all UNIX machines. But they can all be used on turing in essentially the same way, by typing the command and hitting return. Note that some of these commands are different on non-Solaris machines - see SunOS differences.
If you've made a typo, the easiest thing to do is hit CTRL-u to cancel the whole line. But you can also edit the command line (see the guide to More UNIX).
UNIX is case-sensitive."

Try the following command:


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