Commandline 101: Basic Directory Commands

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Basic directory commands,and what to do when you are not sure which command to use.

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Another ogg

waparmley's picture

Another downloadable ogg, yea!

Always looking to learn more about the cl.

Unless I'm mistaken

Shawn Powers's picture

I think "apropos" and "man -k" are the same thing -- so we're on the same track. :)

Shawn is Associate Editor here at Linux Journal, and has been around Linux since the beginning. He has a passion for open source, and he loves to teach. He also drinks too much coffee, which often shows in his writing.

Yeah, and trying to remember

waparmley's picture

Yeah, and trying to remember how to spell "apropos" can be kinda tough.

Oh, wait, hit the Tab key. ;-)

Still, I like man -k better, too.

too many commands

Roland's picture

There are too many commands for any human to keep track of.
That's why my favorite command is 'apropos'. Check it out.