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Some Usefull Linux Basic Commands And Utilities. Please Add To This List If You Know One.

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Let me give some usefull linux commands and utilities. Please add to this list if you know.


Work with tar files.

To make tar archive use


$ tar -cvf filename.tar filename


To extract tar archive use

$ tar -xvf filename.tar


To extract tar archive with gz use


$ tar -xzvf filename.tar.gz

Connect to remote system through ssh


$ ssh name@ip followed by passwd

e.g. ssh project@ passwd:

List the file in current directory

$ ls -l

list the running process

$ps -e


Start or Stop or Restart Network

/etc/init.d/networking start (In ubuntu)

/etc/init.d/networking restart (In ubuntu)

/etc/init.d/networking stop (In ubuntu)

/etc/init.d/network start ( In Fedora)

/etc/init.d/network restart ( In Fedora)

/etc/init.d/network stop ( In Fedora)

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