Cheat Sheet

Intermediate Linux Cheat Sheet

Alex Soto Bueno
February 23, 2021
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This cheat sheet introduces developers and system administrators to more Linux commands they should know.  After reading this cheat sheet, the reader will have gained an enhanced understanding of:

  • Text utilities
  • Disk tools
  • Network connectivity tools
  • User and user group management


alias - 'Aliases' are custom shortcuts to Linux commands.

ping - 'Ping' checks network connectivity issues by sending one or more ICMP Echo Request packages to a specific destination IP.

sed - 'Sed' is used among other things to apply substitution, find, or replace file content.

traceroute - 'Traceroute' elicits a response from the router at each hop from your computer to the destination.