List of blogs to learn more about Ubuntu
As a new Linux user I would like to learn more everyday. Would you recommend any website that gives tips for new Linux users on a daily basis, maybe by email?
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But first I recommend you pick one book from List of free Ubuntu books and read.
Here are the most important terminal commands every Ubuntu Newbie should know
In Ubuntu, there is a SuperUser named Root. The Windows equivalent of Root is Administrators group. The SuperUser can do anything and everything, and thus doing daily work as the SuperUser can be dangerous. You could type a command incorrectly and destroy the system. Ideally, you run as a user that has only the privileges needed for the task at hand. In some cases, this is necessarily Root, but most of the time it is a regular user.
By default, the Root account password is locked in Ubuntu. This means that you cannot login as Root directly or use the
Press Ctrl+Alt+t (shortcut)to open terminal window
where APPLICATION is the name of an app , it installs APPLICATION ↥
Replace APPLICATION with the name of the application you want to install, . So if you wanted to install Firefox , you would write:
it removes an application ↥
upgrades your installed application with their latest versions from Ubuntu repositories ↥
kills an application; where APPLICATION_PID can be found by typing the next command below ↥
displays currently running processes ↥
downloads a file from the web to current directory ↥
changes current directory to DIR. Use cd to change the current directory into any dir ↥
Like ms-dos, goes up one directory ↥
displays the manual for a command ↥
Copy & Paste a file ↥
Move a file ↥
Remove a file ↥
Removes a directory and all it's contents ↥
Make directory ↥
Make a file ↥
I have begun with Linux Bible. But also suitable would be Ubuntu Bible or Ubuntu Official Handbook.
In my opinion the best way is to read a bit everyday and try to use this knowledge right after reading. And in case of problems not described in the books, this forum will probably help. I've used many forums in different topics, but this is one of the most friendly and helpful and alive.