Beginners – Other Usefull Commands

Valic —  January 31, 2013 — Leave a comment

These are some other commands that you will find very useful:

 

Command 

Description

clear

Clear the screen. This command clears  your  screen if this is possible.

echo

Display text on the screen. Mostly useful when writing shell scripts.

more

More is a filter for paging through text one screenful at a time.

less

An improved replacement for the more command. Allows you to scroll backwards as well as forwards.

grep

Search for a pattern in a file or program output.B y default, grep prints the matching lines.

lpr

Print a file or program output. lpr uses a spooling daemon to print the named files when facilities become available.

sort

Sort a file or program output.  Writes sorted files concatenated.

su

su – Switch User is the command that allows you to switch to another user account.

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