Difficulty: beginner
Estimated Time: 30 minutes

This course will let you learn about Basic Commands in Linux:

  • File management
  • Text processing
  • Online documentation
  • Process and system utilities
  • System information
  • Archival and compression
  • Miscellaneous utility


You have learned Linux basic commands

Linux Commands Lab

Step 1 of 16

Step 0 - Online documentation

The following commands will show the information about certain commands

  • info
  • man


Displays GNU-style documentation

Install info using: apt install -y info

As an example we can get info on ls using info ls. Type q to exit.


Displays the traditional Unix online manual

For example man ls. Type q to exit.