Switching From Windows to Nix or a Newbie to Linux – 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies

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71 Responses

  1. erm3nda says:

    I think this guide is so nice, well fitted. Just missing a command, which is really useful for new people coming, looking at logs :) to solve problems.
    I’m talking about head and tail and grep. Those commands are necessary to inspect logs in a better/faster/easier way and can be “added” aside the “cat” section you made.
    Also, an Alias section would be mega useful to don’t force users to use ctrl+r to remember their commands.
    I’m one of those people hating viruses along Windows, so I’ve switched to Debian and I know what I say.

    Nice work.


    Very good tutorial and very useful

  3. Aniruddha says:

    This is very useful and very well explained.
    Thanks !

  4. Mick says:

    Very good introduction from Windows to Linux. It should be placed at first position of Section 2, before detailed explanations or examples given for each of the commands. Thank you from a windows defector!

  5. jay nath jha says:

    I want to learn LINUX please teach me.

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