Basic Linux Commands


Display a list of files with: ls
Change directory with: cd
Copy a file with: cp
Change a file name with: mv
Delete a directory with: rmdir
List the content of a file with: more
Locate files you are looking for with: find
Learn more about a command with: man
Edit the contents of a file with: emacs
Change your password with: passwd
After you type passwd at the command prompt, it will ask you for your current password and the new one.
End your session with: exit
The exit command will get you out of the current shell or session.