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CompTIA Linux+ XK0-005 All CLI Tools Flashcards

AcronymDefinition
sedStream editor for filtering and transforming text.
awkPattern scanning and processing language.
printfFormat and print data.
nanoEasy to use command line text editor.
vi / vimText editors with vim being an improved version of vi.
gzipTool for file compression.
bzip2File compression utility.
zipPackage and compress (archive) files.
tarArchive tool commonly used to group files into a single file.
xzCompress or decompress files using high compression.
cpioCopy files to and from archives.
ddConvert and copy a file.
statDisplay file or file system status.
fileDetermine file type.
rsyncUtility for efficient file transfer and synchronization.
scpSecure copy (remote file copy program).
nc (netcat)Networking utility for reading/writing from/to network connections.
mvMove or rename files or directories.
cpCopy files and directories.
mkdirCreate directories.
rmdirRemove directories.
lsList directory contents.
pwdPrint working directory.
rmRemove files or directories.
cdChange directory.
treeDisplay a tree representation of directory structure.
catConcatenate files and print on the standard output.
touchChange file timestamps.
fdiskManipulate disk partition table.
partedPartition manipulation program.
partprobeInform the kernel about partition table changes.
mountMount a file system.
dfDisplay free disk space.
duDisk usage - estimate file space usage.
lvcreate / lvchange / lvextendLVM commands for managing logical volumes.
pvcreate / vgcreate / vgextendCommands for creating/extending physical volumes and volume groups in LVM.
mdadmManage MD (multi-disk) devices for RAID.
lsscsiList SCSI devices.
lsblkList block devices.
blkidLocate or print block device attributes.
systemctlSystem and service manager.
nmcliNetwork Manager command line tool.
ifconfigConfigure or display network interface parameters.
hostnameShow or set the system's host name.
routeShow/manipulate the IP routing table.
nsswitchService for configuring the handling of name service requests.
dig / nslookup / hostDNS lookup utilities.
WHOISQuery and response protocol for querying databases storing registered users or assignees of an Internet resource.
tcpdumpDump traffic on a network.
wireshark / tsharkNetwork protocol analyzers.
netstatNetwork statistics utility.
tracerouteTrace the route to a network host.
pingSend ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts.
mtrNetwork diagnostic tool.
SSHSecure Shell a protocol for secure remote login and other secure network services.
cURL / wgetData transfer tools supporting various protocols.
SCPSecure Copy Protocol for securely transferring files.
echoDisplay a line of text.
sourceRead and execute commands from a file.
grep / egrepPrint lines matching a pattern.
teeRead from standard input and write to standard output and files.
wcPrint newline word and byte counts for files.
cutRemove sections from each line of files.
trTranslate or delete characters.
head / tailOutput the first/last part of files.
findSearch for files in a directory hierarchy.
xargsBuild and execute command lines from standard input.
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dd
Click the card to flip
Back
Convert and copy a file.
Front
file
Back
Determine file type.
Front
ls
Back
List directory contents.
Front
grep / egrep
Back
Print lines matching a pattern.
Front
systemctl
Back
System and service manager.
Front
gzip
Back
Tool for file compression.
Front
tcpdump
Back
Dump traffic on a network.
Front
awk
Back
Pattern scanning and processing language.
Front
stat
Back
Display file or file system status.
Front
fdisk
Back
Manipulate disk partition table.
Front
xargs
Back
Build and execute command lines from standard input.
Front
source
Back
Read and execute commands from a file.
Front
xz
Back
Compress or decompress files using high compression.
Front
netstat
Back
Network statistics utility.
Front
hostname
Back
Show or set the system's host name.
Front
cd
Back
Change directory.
Front
traceroute
Back
Trace the route to a network host.
Front
df
Back
Display free disk space.
Front
tee
Back
Read from standard input and write to standard output and files.
Front
wc
Back
Print newline word and byte counts for files.
Front
partprobe
Back
Inform the kernel about partition table changes.
Front
pvcreate / vgcreate / vgextend
Back
Commands for creating/extending physical volumes and volume groups in LVM.
Front
cp
Back
Copy files and directories.
Front
touch
Back
Change file timestamps.
Front
tree
Back
Display a tree representation of directory structure.
Front
echo
Back
Display a line of text.
Front
rm
Back
Remove files or directories.
Front
nmcli
Back
Network Manager command line tool.
Front
ping
Back
Send ICMP ECHO_REQUEST packets to network hosts.
Front
cURL / wget
Back
Data transfer tools supporting various protocols.
Front
tr
Back
Translate or delete characters.
Front
parted
Back
Partition manipulation program.
Front
bzip2
Back
File compression utility.
Front
cut
Back
Remove sections from each line of files.
Front
SCP
Back
Secure Copy Protocol for securely transferring files.
Front
blkid
Back
Locate or print block device attributes.
Front
cpio
Back
Copy files to and from archives.
Front
find
Back
Search for files in a directory hierarchy.
Front
rmdir
Back
Remove directories.
Front
mount
Back
Mount a file system.
Front
nano
Back
Easy to use command line text editor.
Front
du
Back
Disk usage - estimate file space usage.
Front
zip
Back
Package and compress (archive) files.
Front
wireshark / tshark
Back
Network protocol analyzers.
Front
SSH
Back
Secure Shell a protocol for secure remote login and other secure network services.
Front
mkdir
Back
Create directories.
Front
pwd
Back
Print working directory.
Front
route
Back
Show/manipulate the IP routing table.
Front
rsync
Back
Utility for efficient file transfer and synchronization.
Front
vi / vim
Back
Text editors with vim being an improved version of vi.
Front
mtr
Back
Network diagnostic tool.
Front
printf
Back
Format and print data.
Front
head / tail
Back
Output the first/last part of files.
Front
mdadm
Back
Manage MD (multi-disk) devices for RAID.
Front
nc (netcat)
Back
Networking utility for reading/writing from/to network connections.
Front
dig / nslookup / host
Back
DNS lookup utilities.
Front
sed
Back
Stream editor for filtering and transforming text.
Front
WHOIS
Back
Query and response protocol for querying databases storing registered users or assignees of an Internet resource.
Front
cat
Back
Concatenate files and print on the standard output.
Front
lsscsi
Back
List SCSI devices.
Front
lsblk
Back
List block devices.
Front
mv
Back
Move or rename files or directories.
Front
tar
Back
Archive tool commonly used to group files into a single file.
Front
lvcreate / lvchange / lvextend
Back
LVM commands for managing logical volumes.
Front
ifconfig
Back
Configure or display network interface parameters.
Front
nsswitch
Back
Service for configuring the handling of name service requests.
Front
scp
Back
Secure copy (remote file copy program).
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