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Mastering the Linux Command Line: Essential Tips and Tricks (Part 2)

In Part 1, we covered some essential tips and tricks for the Linux command line. Now, let's continue with more useful commands:

6. Working with File Permissions using chmod and chown

  • Changing file permissions with chmod: chmod permissions file
  • Changing file ownership with chown: chown user:group file

7. Archiving and Compression with tar and gzip

  • Creating a tar archive: tar -cvf archive.tar file1 file2
  • Extracting files from a tar archive: tar -xvf archive.tar
  • Compressing files using gzip: gzip file
  • Decompressing files using gzip: gzip -d file.gz

8. Process Management with ps and kill

  • Viewing running processes with ps: ps aux
  • Terminating a process with kill: kill PID

9. Networking Tools: ping, ifconfig, and netstat

  • Checking network connectivity with ping: ping host
  • Displaying network interface configuration with ifconfig: ifconfig
  • Viewing network connections with netstat: netstat -tuln

10. System Information with uname and df

  • Displaying system information with uname: uname -a
  • Checking disk space usage with df: df -h

These additional tips and tricks will further enhance your command line skills. Feel free to explore and experiment with these commands to become a Linux command line expert!

Stay tuned for more tips and tricks in future updates!

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