Index

& running a task in the background, Foreground and background
.. parent directory, Creating and using directories
/etc directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
/etc/passwd, Finding information about an individual
/home directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
/mnt directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
/tmp directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
/usr directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
/usr/doc, Miscellaneous documentation
/usr/local directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
/usr/share/doc, Miscellaneous documentation
/var directory, Directory structure on a Linux system
~/.bashrc file, Changing .bashrc
~/.mailcap file, Advanced: Customizing file associations with ~/.mailcap
~/.mime.types file, Other resources
a2ps, Summary of useful commands
Accented characters, Mapping single keys with xmodmap
authorized_keys2, Creating an authorized_keys2 file.
bg, Putting a foreground job into the background, Summary of useful commands
cal, Summary of useful commands
cat, Displaying information in a file, Summary of useful commands
cd, Creating and using directories, Summary of useful commands
chmod, Permissions for regular files, Permissions for directories, Summary of useful commands
cp, Summary of useful commands
Ctrl-Z, Working with jobs
date, Summary of useful commands
df, Summary of useful commands
directories, The Unix Filesystem
changing with cd, Creating and using directories
creating with mkdir, Creating and using directories
present working directory, Creating and using directories
removing with rmdir, Creating and using directories
display number, Simple X11 display forwarding
drive letters (A:, C:), The Unix Filesystem
echo, Common environment variables, Summary of useful commands
editors
emacs, Editing Files with Emacs
nano, Common environment variables
vi, Editing Files with Vi
emacs, Editing Files with Emacs, Summary of useful commands
environment variables, Environment variables
DISPLAY, Simple X11 display forwarding, Lesson 1 - PDF files
EDITOR, Common environment variables
making permanent in .bashrc file, Changing .bashrc
PAGER, Common environment variables
PATH, Common environment variables
PRINTER, Common environment variables
TERM, Common environment variables
export, Environment variables
fg, Working with jobs, Summary of useful commands
file, Getting information about files, Summary of useful commands
file types, File types
filesystem, The Unix Filesystem
find, Finding files with find, Summary of useful commands
finger, Listing who is currently logged on, Finding information about an individual
fold, Helper scripts
grep, Finding files with grep, Summary of useful commands
gv, Lesson 1 - PDF files
id_dsa and id_dsa.pub, Generating SSH keys
info, The Texinfo system, Summary of useful commands
jobs, Working with jobs, Summary of useful commands
kernel, The Linux Kernel
kill, Summary of useful commands
last, Listing who is currently logged on
less, Displaying information in a file, Summary of useful commands
locate, Finding files with locate
lpq, Summary of useful commands
lpr, Summary of useful commands
lprm, Summary of useful commands
ls, The Shell, Getting information about files, Summary of useful commands
common switches, Getting information about files
sorting output, Getting information about files
man, Man pages, Summary of useful commands
Meta key, Customizing the keyboard map
mime-types, Lesson 2 - HTML files
mkdir, Creating and using directories, Summary of useful commands
Mode switch, Mapping single keys with xmodmap
mount, The Unix Filesystem
Multi, Other customizations and information about using xmodmap
mv, Summary of useful commands
nano, Common environment variables
partitioning a hard drive, Partitioning a hard disk
path
absolute path to a file, The Unix Filesystem
command search path, Common environment variables
relative path to a file, The Unix Filesystem
PDF files
viewing with gv, Lesson 1 - PDF files
viewing with xpdf, Helper scripts
pdftotext, Helper scripts
permissions
executable files, Permissions for regular files
file creation mask, Default permissions
for directories, Permissions for directories
for regular files, Permissions for regular files
listed by ls, File types
numeric values, Permissions for regular files
setting with chmod, Permissions for regular files, Permissions for directories
processes, Processes
ps, The ps command, Summary of useful commands
common options, The ps command
pwd, Creating and using directories, Summary of useful commands
remote use of the X Window System, Simple X11 display forwarding
rlogin, Connecting to other computers using SSH
rm, Summary of useful commands
rmdir, Creating and using directories, Summary of useful commands
samba, Retrieving and saving files with Samba
scp, Transferring files with scp
sftp, Transferring files with sftp
shares
Windows shares, Retrieving and saving files with Samba
shell, The Shell, Environment variables
smbclient, Accessing Windows shares with smbclient
smbmount, Accessing Windows shares using smbmount
smbumount, Accessing Windows shares using smbmount
ssh, Connecting to other computers using SSH
port forwarding, Forwarding ports
X11 forwarding, X display forwarding with SSH
ssh-add, Using ssh-agent
ssh-agent, Using ssh-agent, Killing ssh-agent
ssh-del, Killing ssh-agent
ssh-keygen, Generating SSH keys
startx, Starting the X Window System
strings, Helper scripts
su, Accessing Windows shares using smbmount, Summary of useful commands
talk, Summary of useful commands
telnet, Connecting to other computers using SSH
Texinfo, The Texinfo system
umask, Default permissions
unset, Environment variables
vi, Editing Files with Vi, Summary of useful commands
modal editing, Modal editing
vim, Endorsement
w, Listing who is currently logged on
web browsers
mozilla, Lesson 2 - HTML files
w3m, Lesson 2 - HTML files
whereis, Finding files with whereis and which, Summary of useful commands
which, Finding files with whereis and which
who, Listing who is currently logged on
who am i, Finding information about an individual
X Window System
starting with startx, Starting the X Window System
X11
-query option, Simple X11 display forwarding
forwarding via ssh, X display forwarding with SSH
xev, Customizing the keyboard map
xmodmap, Mapping single keys with xmodmap
xpdf, Helper scripts
zless, Miscellaneous documentation