using the terminal effectively

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at
Thu Oct 20 07:57:32 UTC 2005

On 20/10/05, christopher <christotalk at> wrote:
> hi friends,
>  i work on linux in our college.
>  i have been using linux only after joining the college.
>  and hence my knowledge of using it efficiently is limited.
>  i would like to know how to use terminal effectively.
>  does anyone know any site wherin i will get info on how to use it.
>  i would like to know the commands.i tried help on the terminal but the help
> was inconlusive.
>  please do not give the name of any reference book if possible.

There are loads of bash tutorials, but one I just spotted recently
looked kind of fun and I passed it on to my kids. Starts very basic
and all the screenshots are on Mac OSX, but almost all of the commands
are the same (some file locations differ, however).

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