Linux commands for developers

By: Burr Sutter

Updated: 3/24/2017

Linux offers a multitude of commands, which can be overwhelming. This cheat sheet provides Linux commands commonly needed by developers, with explanations and screenshots.

This cheat sheet includes:

  • A range of basic to advanced commands.

  • Screenshots of command output.

  • Tips from cat to tar -xf somefile.tar.gz.

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Linux command guide for developers

less longfile.txt

Scroll forward:Ctrl-f

Scroll backward: Ctrl-b

End of file: G

Quit less: q

man cat

Man pages, the user manual. In this

case, it will describe the cat command

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