Linux Administration/Commands/Command Line

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This lesson covers the command line.

Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]

Objectives and skills for the command line portion of Linux+ certification include:[1]

  • Work on the command line
    • Use single shell commands and one- line command sequences to perform basic tasks on the command line
    • Use and modify the shell environment including defining, referencing and exporting environment variables
    • Use and edit command history
    • Invoke commands inside and outside the defined path
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • bash
      • echo
      • env
      • export
      • pwd
      • set
      • unset
      • man
      • uname
      • history
      • .bash_history

Readings[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia: Shell (computing)
  2. Wikipedia: Bash (Unix shell)
  3. Wikipedia: echo (command)
  4. Wikipedia: env
  5. Wikipedia: pwd
  6. Wikipedia: man page
  7. Wikipedia: uname
  8. Wikipedia: history (command)

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: The Linux command line

Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]

Key Terms[edit | edit source]

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