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The Official Ubuntu Book, Eighth Edition by Benjamin Mako Hill, Philip Ballew, José Antonio Rey, Elizabeth K. Joseph, Matthew Helmke

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Chapter 7. Welcome to the Command Line

Starting Up the Terminal

Getting Started

Building Pipelines

Running Commands as Superuser

Finding Help

Moving around the Filesystem

Manipulating Files and Folders

System Information Commands

Searching and Editing Text Files

Dealing with Users and Groups

Getting Help on the Command Line

Searching for Man Files

Using Wildcards

Executing Multiple Commands

Moving to More Advanced Uses of the Command Line

Summary

One of the most powerful parts of any Ubuntu system is the command line. It can also be one of the most daunting to dive into. It seems there is often little help, and that the commands are not easy to find or figure out. If you are willing to learn, the power of the command ...

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