The uname command in Linux is one of the frequently used commands. On Linux systems, there are a multitude of commands that can be used to print system information. We cover many of these commands in our guide about getting to know the hardware of your Linux box. One such command would be uname, which is especially good for listing information about the operating system itself and the Linux kernel that is running.
The yes command in Linux will automatically output a “y” or any string you specify, repeatedly. It’s one of the simplest commands on Linux, and one that most users will find they never have much use for. But then when you do need it, you’ll be thankful that your Linux system already includes this Linux command by default.
The cat command in Linux is our primary tool for viewing the contents of text files on Linux systems. When using or administrating a Linux system, you are usually confronted with a command line. There are no graphical aids such as mouse or windows to help you navigate through directories or edit files.
The Linux operating system is absolutely brimming with different commands to use. Even with a fresh Linux installation, you can open a command line terminal and have instant access to hundreds of commands. This is why we have man command in Linux.
There’s only one problem, which is that you need a little background information about how to use each command.