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Beginning the Linux Command Line, Second edition by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 2

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Performing Essential Command-Line tasks

At this point, you know the basics to get around. One very important topic that you’ve learned in Chapter 1 is how to get help. Now it’s time to expand your command-line skills by exploring some essential Linux commands. In this chapter, you’ll learn about the following topics:

  • Changing your password
  • Working with virtual consoles
  • Becoming another user
  • Obtaining information about other users
  • Communicating with other users
  • Exploring the Linux file system
  • Working with files and directories
  • Using some more Cool commands

Changing Your Password

As a user, you have a password that protects your account. ...

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