The purpose of this Linux command line tutorial is get you, the Linux user, proficient at the command line.
The distribution that we will be using is Ubuntu, but these commands that you are about to be exposed to will work on any other Linux system you might encounter. You are only required to have a minimal Linux knowledge base for this tutorial.
Since the command line on Linux is such a broad topic, we have split this Linux command line tutorial into three sections, which should make them easier to digest. So get to your terminals and let’s start.
In this tutorial you will learn:
- How to get started with the command line on Linux
|Category||Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used|
|System||Any Linux system|
|Software||Bash shell (installed by default)|
|Other||Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the
|Conventions||# – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
$ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user