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Here are important commands that you should be aware of:

  • cat - input from stdin or a file and output to stdout or a file
  • df - find out how much space is free on your disks
  • du - find out how much space is used on your disks
  • ethtool - is a network cable connected and which link does it have?
  • fdisk - partition a hard disk
  • file - find out the type of a file
  • hwinfo - find out what harddisk, processor, graphics card and so on you have
  • ls - list files
  • scp - copy over the network
  • ssh - call a program over the network on another computer
  • which - where does a program lodge?