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Command Description
apropos whatis Show commands pertinent to string. See also threadsafe
man -t ascii | ps2pdf – > ascii.pdf make a pdf of a manual page
which command Show full path name of command
time command See how long a command takes
time cat Start stopwatch. Ctrl-d to stop. See also sw
dir navigation
cd – Go to previous directory
cd Go to $HOME directory
(cd dir && command) Go to dir, execute command and return to current dir
pushd . Put current dir on stack so you can popd back to it
file searching
alias l=’ls -l –color=auto’ quick dir listing
ls -lrt List files by date. See also newest and find_mm_yyyy
ls /usr/bin | pr -T9 -W$COLUMNS Print in 9 columns to width of terminal
find -name ‘*.[ch]’ | xargs grep -E ‘expr’ Search ‘expr’ in this…

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