Welcome to our comprehensive Linux Command Line Tutorial for Beginners! If you’re new to the Linux environment, this video is the perfect starting point to familiarise you with some of the most commonly used commands. We’ll cover the basics and guide you step by step through each command, ensuring you gain the skills and confidence to navigate the Linux command line like a pro.
In this tutorial, we’ll explore the following commands:
date – Learn how to display the system date and time, a fundamental skill for any Linux user.
clear – Discover how to clear your terminal screen for a cleaner, more organized workspace.
df – Understand how to check disk space usage. We’ll show you how to interpret the output and identify available space on your system.
free – Gain insights into your system’s memory usage, including physical and swap memory.
pwd – Master the “print working directory” command always to know where you are in the file system.
ls (and options) – Delve into one of the most frequently used commands. We’ll cover primary usage and explore options that enhance its functionality, such as listing files in a detailed format, sorting by modification date, and more.
cd – Learn to change the directory and traverse the file system effortlessly.
mkdir – Learn how to make new directories.
touch – Learn how to create empty files and modify file timestamps with this versatile command.
cat – Once you have created a text file, learn how to read the contents in the command line with the handy cat command.
Throughout the video, we’ll provide practical examples, tips, and best practices to help you effectively utilize these commands in your day-to-day Linux usage. Whether managing files, monitoring system resources, or navigating through directories, these foundational skills will set you on the right path.
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