This is by no means a complete list of Linux information.
Some good places to find more complete Linux infomation:
Linux Online a great source of all things Linux
If those links don't do it for you, try some hard copy (sometimes it's easier to flip through a book).
tn5250 - 5250 Emulator
asdbget - retrieve databases from the AS/400
This is intended to provide some quick answers to common Linux questions. It will be reorganized as is necessary to fit the pertinent information.
||Options: -f (force overwrite)
-i (interactive - prompt)
||Options -f -i (also used to rename files)|
||be very careful!!!|
||Check the man page for more syntax -
try pressing g and G for top/bottom
(b goes back a page)
q to quit, :n for next file
||tar is complex, but this is the most common decompression command|
rpm -qi <package>
rpm -i <package>
rpm -U <package>
rpm -e <package>
Here's a quick tip that will save you a lot of waiting later.
If you are running a job that will take a long time, and you want to move it to the background so you can do something else:Press CTRL-Z to get a prompt then type bg
Worried about destroying files with shell command? (I do it all the time!)
$ set +o noclobber
Now you'll be warned!
If your history is filling up with useless commands, add the following to your ~/.bash_profile (add any commands you want, no spaces)
More to come later! (mount, directories, what else?)
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