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Useful Linux Commands - I



  • Want to know your system name?
    • /bin/uname -n
  • Know where you are in your file system: 
    • pwd 
      • The command will print Present Working Directory
  • How do you create a shortcut in linux?
    • ln
  • How to extract compressed files?
    • tar
  • Downloading from a link can't be faster on any other OS :) 
    • wget
  • Forgot which commands you ran?
    • history
  • Want to see whats your disk space usage?
    • df 
    • df -h gives human formatted listing
  • Most important command to know more about the above commands - Need more help about the commands?
    • man

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