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Linux basics tutorial

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Linux filesystem types

If you read previous article, Linux basics - Linux file system structure overview, you should know the different between Linux file system and Linux filesystem. In this tutorial, we are going look at some Linux filesystems such as ext, ext2, ext3, Reiserfsand and other filesystems that Linux supports such as msdos, umsdos, vfat, proc, nfs, iso9660, hpfs, sysv, smb, ncpfs.

Filesystem types

If you read previous article, Linux basics - Linux file system structure overview, you should know the different between Linux file system and Linux filesystem. In this tutorial, we are going look at some Linux filesystems such as ext, ext2, ext3, Reiserfsand and other filesystems that Linux supports such as msdos, umsdos, vfat, proc, nfs, iso9660, hpfs, sysv, smb, ncpfs.

Linux basic commands tutorial

Basic Linux commands and essential programs

You have learned some Linux commands such as logout, reboot and shutdown commands in the previous section. Those are the most basic Linux commands a user needs to know in order to use Linux. In this tutorial, you are going to learn some more Linux basic commands and essential Linux programs to help you explore your Linux system.

Basic Linux tutorials for beginner

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If you are a Linux beginner, here are some basic tutorials to help you understand more about Linux system.

Linux pipe tutorial

Linux pipe operator, which is the | symbol offers great benefits when working in Linux command line terminal. It can be used to combine Linux commands and manipulate the command output. Maybe you start thinking that it is a bit advanced for a new user who just learned a few Linux commands and better skip learning it now because it's not very helping for a Linux beginner. Believe me, the sooner you learn it, the more you'll benefits from it.

This tutorial will introduce a very basic Linux pipe usage so that a new user can start using it while learning Linux basic commands.

Linux redirection tutorial

When issuing a command in Linux, we get the result output on the screen monitor. We can send the command result to a file, for example using Linux redirection. Redirection in Linux means sending command output to another location or file. It is a great support for Linux command. Linux redirection is represented by > operator.

Linux redirection is quite an important command when working in Linux command line terminal. Here is an example of what redirect command can do:

Linux redirection tutorial

When issuing a command in Linux, we get the result output on the screen monitor. We can send the command result to a file, for example using Linux redirection. Redirection in Linux means sending command output to another location or file. It is a great support for Linux command. Linux redirection is represented by > operator.

Linux redirection is quite an important command when working in Linux command line terminal. Here is an example of what redirect command can do:

Basic Slackware Linux learning guidelines for beginner

Slackware is a great Linux distribution for a beginner to start learning Linux operating system. Slackware enables user to fully control the operating system. Some people say that Slackware is a little hard for a beginner. Some others say that Slackware is primitive. But that's how Slackware works. Ask people who use Slackware, and they will give you several concrete reasons why they choose Slackware and stick with it.


Linux automatic command completion

Linux automatic command completion is a tool or program that can identify what you are typing in the Linux command line terminal and can complete that command, words or sentence for you. This is a really cool feature in Linux.

What you need to do to run Linux automatic command completion is pressing the Tab key. It is a program not a magic that can read your mind though. So you need to follow a procedure to use the Linux automatic command completion. Here is the procedure:

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