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Comment with a command line command and explain what it is and how to use it.

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Vercidium

sudo reboot - fixes all problems, 50% of the time

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Bruno Author

I'll go first with a simple one: cd.

cd stands for "change directory". It accepts a directory as an argument,

i.e.

cd documents
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It takes a few other directives such as moving up one directory, moving to root, etc.

Here is a post getting into some of what you can do

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Keff

sudo rm -rf / - Get fired or reinstall OS

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Harold Oliver πŸ›‘οΈ

hahahahaaaa dead!

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Adheeban Manoharan

🀣🀣

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Clemens Scholz

sudo command - perform a command as superuser

here are some reasons why not to use it all the time linuxnscripting.com/why-you-should...

here are some best practices of how to set it up properly techglimpse.com/dos-and-donts-of-s...

and here is a somewhat essayish pro/con discussion piece redhat.com/sysadmin/sysadmins-dont...

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Code_Jedi

say
I accidentally discovered that running say <words to say> on my OS makes a voice say those words out loud. For example:
say thats an awfully hot coffee pot

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Tawhid

$ pwd shows current working directory

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moutafatin1 • Edited on

mv command , you can move file/folder placement with it or you can use it for rename.

mv myFolder destination
mv myFolderCurrentName myFolderNewName

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Randall
find . -name "*thing*"
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Recursively find all files with thing in its name!

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Harold Oliver πŸ›‘οΈ

aws s3 mb s3://dev-community-bucket
Creates an S3 bucket in AWS.
Out of context?

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Chaitanya Deshpande • Edited on

sudo rm -rf /
Just destroy your Linux system easily