top 15 important linux commands used by linux users frequently

You're new in Linux and not feeling comfortable with Linux?. if yes, then this post is created for you!.



In my personal opinion, 
                                   Linux is one of the best-operating systems in this world. because Linux is stable, secure, easy to use and best in all fields. but the only one problem normally faced by all new bie is Linux command line interface. I know almost all of you coming from more comfortable Operating Systems like Windows and Mac OS. and that's why you feel comfort with good looking graphics and pictures.
and that's why many of you thinking that Linux command line interface is very difficult to use and hard to understand but friends, reality is, this is not true. With command line interface you can do your work more easily and fastly. 
yes!



Their are millions of professional peoples and companies, who likes command line interface instead of Graphic Interface. because with command line interface, we can do multiple operations easily and rapidly in command terminal.

and other profitable reason of command line interface is terminal. yes! terminal! because for command interface we don't need to program any gui interface.


Now let's move ahead and talk about linux tool.  
In Linux,
                  there are tons of command lines are present and with this command, you can do almost anything in Linux.
Here, I am sharing here top 15 Linux command used by users frequently.  

  • cd (Change Directory Command).

                                             This Command Changes current working directory to another provided path destination. In simple word, as its name suggests, with this command, you can change your current terminal working directory path with other directories.

For example:


        root@OEM:~$ cd Desktop/any_folder_name/



  • cp (Copy file command).

                                       This Command copy files from one destination to another destination. very simple. Just like you do in windows For Copy Ctrl+C and for Paste Ctrl+V.

For example:

        root@OEM:~$ cp source_directory_path  destination_path


  • clear (clear command)

                                This Command Clear Your Terminal Screen.  This Command is very useful when you are working with your terminal. suppose your terminal is filled with the text and now, you feels to erase all text. in that situation. with this simple command you can wipe out all text easily

For example:

        root@OEM:~$ clear

  • dirs (Directory command).

                          This Command Provides You Complete list of available file and folder in directories and also files and folders available in folders. In Simple Words, This Command Provides You Complete Directory Structure.

For example:

        root@OEM:~$ dir


  • exit (Exit Command).

                                 As Name of this command suggests. With this command, you can close terminal very easily

you just need to simply type: exit

For Example:

        root@OEM:~$ exit


  • help (Help Command).

                                        This Command Allow User To Find About Options And Usages Of Other Command/Tools provided in Linux.

For example:

        root@OEM:~$ help command/tool_name


  • ls (List Command).

                                    The Command Simply Provides You list of available files and folders in your current working directory.

For example:
        root@OEM:~$ ls


  • locate (Locate Command).

                                This command helps you to find and search files and foldres in local drive directories. Just like a search box provided in uppers-right sides of file explorer.

Simply type:

        root@OEM:~$ locate here_file_name 


  • mv (Move Command).

                                  This command moves your file and folder from one directory to another directory. This command works just like in windows you do with CTRL+X and CTRL+V.

Simply type:

        root@OEM:~$ mv source_file_path destination_path


  • mkdir (Make Directory Command).

                                    This Command Allow User To Create New Directories means new folders.With the help of this command, you can create new directories anywhere in local drive of your system. 

Very Simple.
Just Type:

        root@OEM:~$ mkdir name_of_directory 


  • man (Manual Command).

                                   This command provides you user manual of other commands. yes! if you don't know about any command then this command can help you. this command will provide you user manual of other commands of linux.

You just need to type:

        root@OEM:~$ man command_name_here

  • nano (Nano Text Editor Command).

                                        This command is used for a terminal based txt editor. if you want to create any small txt file then this command can help you. because with this command, you can use terminal based text editor very simply.

For example, Just type : 

        root@OEM:~$ nano path_of_file

  • rmdir (Remove Directory command).

                               This command allows the user to remove any directory. This command works like a delete folder command. you just need to provide a path of the directory. 

For example:

        root@OEM:~$ rmdir file_path_here


  • rm (Remove Command).

                                      This Command allows user to remove any file. Only file!. This Command works like a delete file command. you just need to provide the path of the directory.

For example:

        root@OEM:~$ rm path_of_file


  • touch (Touch Command).

This command simply allows the user to create an empty file. means with this command you can easily create new empty txt files, empty doc files, empty .html, .xml, .php and many other also.

You simply need to type:

        root@OEM:~$ touch file_name_with_extension



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