Sander van Vugt's Beginning the Linux Command Line PDF

By Sander van Vugt

ISBN-10: 1430218894

ISBN-13: 9781430218890

ISBN-10: 1430218908

ISBN-13: 9781430218906

This is Linux for these folks who do not brain typing. All Linux clients and directors are likely to just like the flexibility and pace of Linux management from the command line in byte–sized chunks, rather than really ordinary graphical person interfaces. Beginning the Linux Command Line follows a task–oriented process and is distribution-agnostic.

  • Work with records and directories.
  • Administer clients and defense.
  • Understand how Linux is prepared.

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You may encounter small differences between distributions though. In this section, you’ll learn what default directories exist and what kinds of files you’ll find in these directories. On most Linux systems, you’ll find the following default directories (notice that minor differences may exist between distributions): s +: The root directory is the starting point of your Linux file system. All other directories on your system exist in the root directory. s +^ej: This is the location where you find program files (binaries) accessible to all users.

3*** E#hhodqp`ksjpdaouopaiej1iejqpao C HA P TER 2 N P E R F O R M I N G E S S E N T I A L C O M M A N D - LI N E T A S K S 7ITHs]hh, you can also send the contents of a text file to other users. For instance, s]hh+pil+iuiaoo]ca*ptp would send the contents of iuiaoo]ca*ptp to all users who are currently connected. This function is useful for a system administrator who wants to send a longer message to all users. Disabling Real-Time Messages If you don’t want to receive any messages from other users, use the iaoc command.

An example of this is the Linux i]eh command that you can use on the command line. NTip You can use the i]eh command for some simple mail handling from a terminal screen, but if your server is configured properly, you can even use it to send mail to other users on the Internet. The only thing you need to do is set up DNS on your server. #ONSIDERTHECOMMANDi]eh)odahhknkkp. This command opens a command prompt that will allow you to compose a mail message to the user root (whose name is provided as the argument to the command).

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