Important Linux Commands we need to know now

Important Linux Commands we need to know now

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Below are some of the important and top must know Linux commands:

List directories

ls

Current working directory

pwd

Change directories

cd

Active user name

whoami

Special privileges

sudo

Display active processes

ps

Search for a string

grep

Display file contents

cat

Create directories

mkdir

Move or Rename files

mv

Copy files

cp

Remove files

rm

Print text

echo

Clear display

clear

Mount file systems

mount

Create Secure Shell Session

ssh

Check if 2 files are identical

cmp

Check what the command does

whatis

Locate Command source

whereis