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The Linux Terminal provides a way for the user to interact with the kernel and other processes to input text-based commands to the system, and to receive text-based output from the system. Also known as Linux Console, it was one of the kernel's first features, and was originally written in 1991 by Linus Torvalds. In this section of articles, you will learn how to perform tasks in your Linux distro using the Linux Terminal.

5 ways to send emails using the command-line in Linux

Did you master using the command-line in Linux? There is no limit to what one can do via the Linux Terminal. One of such things we are going to discuss today are methods of sending an email using the command-line.

13 ways to use the ls command to list files on Linux

The LS command is one of the first commands that any Linux newbie will learn after installing their first Linux operating system. Not only does it come in handy with Linux Desktop systems, but it's also an excellent utility for server management.

13 ways to use the copy command in Linux (with examples)

Being a Linux user, copying files and directories is one of the everyday tasks that you have to carry out. It can be copying a file to make a backup or copy it to another partition, directory, or external storage drive.

5 ways to check if a Port is open on a remote Linux PC

There is an ample number of ways to check for any open ports on a remote Linux PC. Knowing open ports on a Linux machine helps system administrators to connect to the remote PC for troubleshooting system and cloud server issues.

7 echo command uses in Linux with examples

There are several commands of the GNU-Coreutils that practically make the Linux working environment what it is. Some that you might know are cp, mv, rm, cd, etc. These are all fundamental commands that provide minimum requirements to the users. One such command is the echo.

How to append text to end of a file in Linux

Sometimes while working with text files, you just need to add new text at the end of the file without deleting its content. This operation is called appending in Linux. In other words, to append text to a file means adding text to the end of a file without overwriting the file content.

10 ways to use the Chown command with examples

Any file in a Linux system belongs to a particular owner(s) and a group. It is one of the many features that maintain security in Linux systems. For example; If a file belongs to say UserA, then UserB cannot manipulate the data depending on any additional permissions set unless the user has permission to do that.

How to use Vi editor in Linux (with examples)

Vi editor is short for the visual editor app and is a command-line based tool used as the default editor in almost all Linux distributions. It is similar to Notepad on Windows or TextEdit on macOS.