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dirname

convert a full pathname to just a path

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adduser

Add a user to the system

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addgroup

add a group to the system

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alias

create and alias

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apropos

search help manual pages (man -k)

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apt-get

search for and install software packages

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aptitude

search for and install software packages

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aspell

spell checker

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awk

find and replace text, database sort/validate/index

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basename

strip directory and suffix from filenames

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bash

GNU Bourne-Again SHell

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bc

arbitrary precision calculator language

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bg

send to background

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break

exit from loop

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builtin

run a shell builtin

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bzip2

compress or decompress named file(s)

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cal

display and calendar

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case

conditionally perform a command

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cat

display contents of a file

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cd

change directory

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cfdisk

partition table manipulator for Linux

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chgrp

change group ownership

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chmod

change access permissions

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chown

change file owner and group

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chroot

run a command with a different root directory

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chkconfig

system services (runlevel)

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cksum

print CRC checksum and byte counts

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clear

clear terminal screen

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cmp

compare two files

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comm

compare two sorted files line by line