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Porteus Command list

Post#1 by Jack » 16 Aug 2015, 04:06

Where can I find other commands like these 2 psinfo and aplay -l and what they mean. I know there is a lot more of them but I don't know where to look. If there is a book or PDF out there or some where? I want to learn more about Linux.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Porteus Command list

Post#2 by llgrep » 16 Aug 2015, 07:01


Glad to hear you want to learn more about Linux.

Here are a few important commands:
http://www.tecmint.com/useful-linux-com ... r-newbies/
http://www.tecmint.com/20-advanced-comm ... nux-users/
http://www.tecmint.com/20-advanced-comm ... x-experts/

A few of them require you to be root user before executing. Simply do this to become root.

Code: Select all

guest@porteus:~$ su
Password: toor
Good luck :)

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Re: Porteus Command list

Post#3 by donald » 16 Aug 2015, 12:33

This might still be of some use.

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Re: Porteus Command list

Post#4 by Rava » 20 Aug 2015, 22:38

And some for scripting:

Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
An in-depth exploration of the art of shell scripting
I tried loading it as epup but failed, URL invalid. That would be a neat addition to my epup reader...

http://www.tecmint.com/free-linux-shell ... ing-books/
Not really want you to load the free books (they want info in exchange for puplic domain books, which is kind of a scam), but that above page has some neat background on backup strategy and other admin tasks.

Also, check out http://tldp.org - The Linux Documentation Project - now with wiki: http://wiki.tldp.org/ :)


Tar, best for backups:
http://www.tecmint.com/18-tar-command-e ... -in-linux/
Yours Rava

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