Appendix A. Unix cheat sheet

A brief run-down for those whose Unix skills are rusty:

Table A-1. Simple Unix commands

Change to home directorycd
Change to directorycd directory
Change to directory above current directorycd ..
Show current directorypwd
Directory listingls
Wide directory listing, showing hidden filesls -al
Showing file permissionsls -al
Making a file executablechmod +x filename
Printing a long file a screenful at a timemore filename or less filename
Getting help for commandman command