Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

10 Commands Every Linux Newbie Should Know

Filed under
Linux

Newbies always think Linux distros are hard or difficult to understand so far as the terminal is concerned. Almost every Linux geek today have gone through the same thing and knows how it feels to be in the shoes of a newbie. Today am going to show a few tips to any Linux newbie who is finding things very difficult with the terminal.

1. whoami

The command above when separated into individual words reads “Who am I”. This is just asking someone who knows your name already, what is my name? It displays the name of the current user in the terminal.

enock@enock-pc:~$ whoami
enock

rest here




More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: Gaming

10 Great Plasma Widgets for KDE with Screenshots

Since the introduction of Plasma widgets in KDE4, the whole desktop took a new direction, starting to become a more interactive way to communicate with the user, to say nothing about the fact that a desktop with widgets will look more beautiful than a plain, icon-only desktop. Read more

OPNFV Adds Chinese Telecom to Open Source NFV/SDN Partnership

The Linux Foundation's OPNFV project won a significant endorsement this week from China-based ZTE Corporation, which stands to increase the global reach of the open source network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) initiative. Based in Shenzen, China, ZTE is a major manufacturer of telecom... Read more

Elive 2.4.5 beta released

The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.4.5 Read more