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The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide


Jonathan Moeller



The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide gives users new to Linux an introduction to the command line environment.

In the Guide, you'll learn how to:

-Copy, move, and delete files and directories.

-Create, delete, and manage users.

-Create, delete, and manage groups.

-Use virtual terminals.

-Use the bash shell.

-Safely use the root account with su and sudo.

-Change permissions and ownership of files and directories.

-Create and edit text files from the command line, without using a graphical editor.

-Diagnose network connectivity problems.

-And many other topics.


The Linux Command Line Beginner's Guide

Jonathan Moeller

Copyright 2012 by Jonathan Moeller.

Originally published in ebook format February 2012.

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