Linux and Ubuntu Terminal Command Reference Cheat sheets

Software developers will inevitably spend a lot of time using the terminal window to execute commands. Some commands become easier to remember because of their frequency of use. However, there are a number of useful terminal commands which are not used all that often and are easily forgotten.

We have compiled and created two handy cheat sheets to help our developers remember useful terminal commands.

What are terminal command cheatsheets ?

Using Linux operating systems, commands are required as inputs to inform or direct a computer program to perform a specific operation. Understanding the most basic Linux commands will allow you to successfully navigate directories, manipulate files, change permissions, display information such as disk space, and more.

Obtaining basic knowledge of the most common commands will help you easily execute tasks via the command line. However, often it can be difficult to remember all the commands.

The good news is you’re not the only one. That’s why we’ve compiled these two easy quick reference terminal command cheat sheets for Linux and Ubuntu.are

Let us help you to take the plunge and learn the basics of the terminal with these printable guides. We cover the basic commands of the terminal on a one page PDF.

This guide is perfect for newcomers and even seasoned pro’s to help remember the most often used commands.

  • Working with files
  • System Information
  • Managing Processes
  • File Permissions
  • Shortcuts
  • File Compression
  • Network Management
  • SSH

How to use

Print them out and stick them to your office walls! or keep them in a handy location on your desk.

After a few months of referring to them you will be able to remember the commands without constantly having to refer to the cheat sheets.

Hope you find them useful. If there are any commands not listed please drop us a note in the comments section and we’ll add them.

Gary Woodfine

Technical Director at Denizon
Gary is Technical Director at Denizon, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scalable in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Denizon's product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

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