Small view to Linux A to Z Commands via TTS

Small view to Linux A to Z Commands via TTS



alias     – Create a shortcut on your own name for a command/commands
arch      – To print the machine’s architecture
ash       – Ash command interpreter
awk       – Pattern scanning and processing language
ac        – User connection statistics

basename  – Remove directory and suffix from a file name
bash      – GNU Bourne-Again Shell
bsh       – Command interpreter (Shell)
bc        – Command line calculator
bunzip2   – Unzip .bz2 files

cat       – Concatenate a file print it to the screen
chgrp     – Change the group designation of a file
chmod     – Change file permissions
chown     – Change the owner of a file
cjpeg     – Compress an image file to a JPEG file
clear     – Clear terminal screen (command line)
comm      – Compare two sorted files
cp        – Copy command
cpio      – Copy files to and from archives
cut       – Print selected parts of lines to standard output

date      – Display date and time
dc        – Command line calculator
df        – Disk space free
diff      – Difference between two files
diff3     – Difference between 3 files
dig       – Interrogate DNS name servers
djpeg     – Decompress a JPEG file to an image file
dmesg     – Print or control the kernel ring buffer (print out bootup messages)
doexec    – Run an executable with an arbitrary argv
domainname- Show or set the system’s NIS/YP domain name
dos2unix  – Converts plain text files in DOS/MAC format to UNIX format
du        – Show disk useage
dumpkeys  – Write keyboard driver’s translation tables to std output

echo      – Display a line of text
ed        – Line-oriented text editor
egrep     – Print lines matching a pattern
elinks    – A text mode WWW browser
env       – Dislay the path
ex        – Start Vim in ex mode
eject     – Eject media from device

factor    – Display prime factors of a number
false     – Exit with a status code indicating failure
fdisk     – Disk usage
fgrep     – Variant of grep
find      – Find a file
finger    – Displays information about the system users
fixps     – Try to fix common PostScript problems that break postprocessing
free      – Display free memory

grep      – Search for a pattern using regular expression
gtar      – GNU version of the archiving utility tar.
gunzip    – Unzip .gz files
gzip      – Compress files

halt      – Stop the system
hdparm    – Get/set harddisk parameters
head      – Print the first 10 lines of a file to standard output
hostname  – Show or set the system’s host name
history   – Display entire command history
HISTSIZE  – Change history size
httpd     – Apache Hypertext Transfer Protocol Server

I  -
identify  – It describes the format and characteristics of image files.
id        – Print information for username, or the current user
ifconfig  – Display network and hardware addresses
igawk     – Gawk with include files
ipcalc    – Calculate IP information for a host

kbd_mode  – Report or set the keyboard mode
kill      – Terminate a process

last      – Show list of last logged in users
lastlog   – reports the log of all users or of a given user
link      – Call the link function to create a link to a file
links     – See elinks
ln        – Create a link to the specified TARGET with optional LINK_NAME
loadkeys  – Load keyboard translation tables
locate    – Displays the location of the file
login     – Sign in
look      – Displays any lines in file which contain “string” as a prefix.
ls        – List directory contents
lsmod     – List loaded kernel modules
lynx      – Command to start the Lynx browser

mac2unix  – Converts plain text files in DOS/MAC format to UNIX format
mail      – A mail processing system, which has a command syntax like ed
man       – Display a particular manual entry
manweb    – Manweb is part of the Netpbm package
mdu       – Display the amount of space occupied by an MSDOS directory
mkdir     – Create a directory
mkfs      – Make a filesystem on a drive
mknod     – Make block or character special files
mktemp    – Make temporary filename (unique)
more      – Page through text one screenful at a time.
mount     – Mount a filesystem/device
mt        – Control magnetic tape drive operation
mv        – Move and / or rename files

namei     – Follow a pathname until a terminal point is found
nano      – An enhanced free Pico clone
nc        – arbitrary TCP and UDP connections and listens
ncftp     – Browser program for the File Transfer Protocol
nedit-nc  – nedit-nc is the client interface to the NEdit text editor
netstat   – Display verbose info about network processes and ports
nice      – Run a command with modified priority
nslookup  – query internet domain name servers
nisdomainname  – Show or set system’s NIS/YP domain name

paste     – Merge lines of files
pdf2dsc   – Generate a PostScript page list of a PDF document
pdf2ps    – Convert PDF file “input.pdf” to PostScript(tm) in “”
pdfinfo   – Print contents of the ‘Info’ dictionary (plus some other useful information) from a PDF file
pdftotext – Convert pdf files to plain text
perl      – Practical Extraction and Report Language
pgawk     – The profiling version of gawk
pico      – Text editor that comes with Pine (from the University of Washington)
pine      – Email program used by The University of Washington
ping6     – Ping
ping      – Send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST to network hosts
pinky     – A lightweight ‘finger’ program;
pr        – Format for printing
ps        – Processes running
ps2ascii  – Ghostscript translator from PostScript or PDF to ASCII
ps2epsi   – Generate conforming Encapsulated PostScript
ps2frag   – Obsolete shell script for the PSfrag system
ps2pdf12  – Convert PostScript to PDF 1.2 (Acrobat 3 and later compatible) using ghostscript
ps2pdf13  – Convert PostScript to PDF 1.3 (Acrobat 4 and later compatible) using ghostscript
ps2pdf14  – Use ps2pdfwr: Convert PostScript to PDF without specifying Compatibility Level, using ghostscript
ps2pdf    – Convert PostScript to PDF using ghostscript
ps2pdfwr  – Convert PostScript to PDF without specifying Compatibility Level, using ghostscript
ps2pk     – Creates a TeX pkfont from a type1 PostScript font
ps2ps     – ps2ps uses gs to convert PostScript(tm) file “” to simpler and (usually) faster PostScript in “”
psbook    – Rearranges pages from a PostScript document into “signatures” for printing books or booklets
pwd       – Print Working Directory

quota     – Display disk usage and limits

resize    – Xterm window size
readelf   – Displays information about ELF files
reboot    – Stop the system, poweroff, reboot
red       – red is a restricted ed: it can only edit files in the current directory and cannot execute shell commands
rename    – Rename files
rmdir     – Remove a directory
rm        – Remove files or directories
rpm       – rpm command options
rundig    – Sample script to create a search database for ht://Dig
rview     – The GUI version of Vim in easy mode with restrictions
rvi       – Vi / Vim editor

sed       – Stream editor
setfont   – Load EGA/VGA console screen font
sfdisk    – Modified fdisk program
sftp      – Secure file transfer protocol (ftp)
sh        – Shell (BASH)
shred     – Safely remove data from disk drive
sleep     – Delay for a specified amount of time
slocate   – Security Enhanced version of the GNU Locate
sort      – Sort lines of a text file
ssh       – Secure shell connection command
stty        – change and print terminal line settings
su        – switch user
switchdesk- Graphical and text mode interface for choosing desktop environment
sync      – flush the file system buffers
ssh       – Secure shell connection command

tail      – Print the last 10 Lines of a file standard output
tar       – Create an Archive
tcsh      – Enhanced completely compatible version of the Berkeley UNIX C shell, csh
tee       – Copy standard input to each file, and also to standard output
telnet    – User interface to the telnet protocol
time      – Run the specified program command with the given arguments
touch     – Creating empty files
tracepath6- See tracepath
tracepath – Trace path to a network host discovering MTU along this path
traceroute6-See traceroute
traceroute- Print the route packets take to network host
tree      – Display file tree
true      – Exit with a status code indicating success
tty       – Print the current terminal

umask     – File creation mask
umount    – Detache file system(s) mentioned from file hierarchy
uname     – Print system information ( kernel version )
unicode_start- Put keyboard and console into Unicode (UTF-8) mode
unicode_stop – Undo the effect of unicode_start
unlink    – Call the unlink function to remove the specified file
uniq      – Remove duplicate lines from sorted file
updatedb  – Update the slocate database
untar     – Unarchive a file
unzip     – Unzip .zip files
useradd   – Add a new user
users     – Output who is currently logged in according to system records
usleep    – Sleep a given number of microseconds. default is 1

view      – Start vim in read-only mode
vi        – Start the vi editor
vim      – Start the vim editor
vigr      – Edit the password or group files
visudo    – edit the sudoers file

w         – who is logged on and what they are doing
wc        – Word count of a file
wget      – Non-interactive download of files from the Web
whatis    – Search the whatis database for complete words (command names)
whereis   – Locate a command or file
which     – Find command path
whoami    – Print effective userid
who       – show who is logged on
whois     – Client for the whois service

xinit     – Start Xserver
xpdf      – Portable Document Format (PDF) file viewer for X windows
xwd       – dump an image of an X window
xrandr    – Change resolution running Xwindows ( command line )
Xvfb      – Virtual framebuffer X server for X Version 11
Xorg      – X11R6 X server

ypdomainname – Show or set the system’s NIS/YP domain name
yum       – Yellowdog Updater Modified
ypbind    – Nis binding process
ypserv    – Nis Server

zcat      – Compress or expand files
zip       – Compression and file packaging utility
zdump     – Time zone dumper
zenmap    – Graphical Nmap frontend and results viewer
zipinfo   – List detailed information about a ZIP archive

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