Mac OSX/ Linux Basic Commands

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  1. pwd
    print working directory
  2. hostname
    my computer's network name
  3. mkdir
    make directory
  4. cd
    change directory
  5. ls
    list directory
  6. rmdir
    remove directory
  7. pushd
    push directory
  8. cp
    copy a file or directory
  9. mv
    move a file or directory
  10. less
    page through a file
  11. cat
    print the whole file
  12. xargs
    execute arguments
  13. find
    find files
  14. grep
    find things inside files
  15. man
    read a manual page
  16. apropos
    find what man page is appropriate
  17. env
    look at your environment
  18. echo
    print some arguments
  19. export
    export/set a new environment variable
  20. exit
    exit the shell
  21. sudo
    DANGER! become super user root DANGER!
  22. chmod
    change permission modifiers
  23. chown
    change ownership
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Mac OSX/ Linux Basic Commands
Basic Commands for Mac/Linux Terminal
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