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Directories and their role

As you already know, in Windows just after the install there are a few standard directories like: Windows, Program Files, Documents and Settings/Users. In Linux a similar structure exists but with much more directories. 289 more words


Using help in Linux

Before you start this tutorial is better to know how to get help and details about the commands, when you need it. There are several ways to get help about the commands, but I will present only the most important ones: 174 more words


Linux Beginner’s Guide Part 6

Network Configuration

The ifconfig command is used to view the current network configuration for ethernet cards and iwconfig displays the network configuration for wireless cards. 514 more words


Linux Beginner’s Guide Part 5

Installing Packages/Applications/Software

The yum command is used to install new packages and to update/upgrade the operating system, it requires administrative access, so it must be used with sudo. 295 more words


Linux Beginner’s Guide Part 4

Filtering Input

grep command is a text filter that searches for the input and returns the text lines by a given pattern.


In order to start the example, use the following command to get to the /Documents/ folder: cd ~/Documents… 411 more words


Linux Beginner’s Guide Part 3

Working With Files

Creating Files

The touch command is used to create files of any type, for example you can create test.txt, test.jpg, test.doc but only specialized software can read and create content in these file types. 677 more words


How to add a user to sudoers

Separation of privileges are a security measure implemented in Linux systems. Regular/normal users operate with limited privileges in order  to reduce their influence in the system environment that they use. 256 more words