Tardis Beginner Tutorials/cheatsheet

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Tardis Quick Command Reference

This sheet is designed simply to remind you of the command you're looking for, it assumes you already know how to use the command or at least how to look up its man page. Please read the tutorials to learn about the specific commands. You might find it useful to print this page and keep it nearby while you are getting used to using the system.

Read a file:

cat
less
nano

Edit a file:

nano
vi
vim
emacs

Browse and manipulate the filesystem:

ls
cd
pwd
mkdir
cp
mv
rm

Read and send mail:

mutt
pine
mail

Browse the internet:

links
wget

Connect to IRC:

irssi

Compile from source:

tar -xvvzf
gcc
./configure
make
make install

Other:

screen
ssh
ssh-keygen
passwd
top
who

Useful files and paths:

/home/
~/
~/.bashrc
~/.profile
/var/autofs/www/users/[username]/pages/
/usr/games/

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