Linux questions and answers

Updated: 05/19/2017 by Computer Hope
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CH000484 How to change the prompt.
CH000554 How to set a computers date and time.
CH000574 How do I remove Linux and install Windows?
CH000575 Linux vs. Windows
CH000606 How to turn off, restart, and shutdown Linux.
CH000619 Command line vs. GUI.
CH000623 How do I find files in Linux and Unix?
CH000624 How do I determine how much disk space I have in Linux and Unix?
CH000651 How do I rm or mv a file that begins with a dash?
CH000694 Where can I get Linux?
CH000742 How to create a directory or folder.
CH000743 How do I delete a file or folder?
CH000756 How can I see how many files or directories are in a Linux directory?
CH000757 How do I find files in Linux or Unix?
CH000766 How do I copy files?
CH000767 How do I change my username or password?
CH000769 How do I determine the size of a file?
CH000772 How do I print a listing of files in a directory?
CH000773 How do I open, create, edit, or view a file in Linux?
CH000795 How do I change directories?
CH000798 How do I remove a full directory in Linux?
CH000817 How can I read and send e-mail in a telnet or SSH session?
CH000838 How to copy a directory or folder.
CH000846 How do I change the name of a file or folder?
CH000854 Is the command line and MS-DOS really needed anymore?
CH001029 How to install Ubuntu.
CH001078 How can I renew or release an IP in Linux?
CH001105 How do I change the password in Linux?
CH001106 How do I know what kernel and distro of Linux I have?
CH001145 How do I find what files are taking space in Linux?
CH001310 Difference between cd .. and cd / commands.
CH001315 How do I list files?
CH001326 How do I count how many files are in a folder?
CH001359 How to create a text file.
CH001476 How do I move files?
CH001583 Can I install non Linux software in Linux?
CH001589 Is Linux Unix?
CH001590 What is the most user friendly Linux distribution?
CH001638 How do I create a link in Linux?
CH001639 How to become root in linux.
CH001645 How can I customize my command prompt in bash?
CH001646 How is a variable maintained in Linux?
CH001647 How to add directory to system path in Linux
CH001648 How to run .sh in Linux
CH001649 How to view and count users on a Linux system.
CH001650 How to update Ubuntu.
CH001720 How can I open an image file from the Linux terminal?
CH001722 How to identify the version of Linux running on a computer.
CH001723 How to find files and directories in Linux.
CH001745 How do I save a file in Linux after using the vi command?
CH001752 How to open Microsoft Word documents in Linux.
CH001768 How to view a PDF file in Linux.
CH001832 How to install Ubuntu on your Windows computer.
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