Top useful linux commands

What was that Linux command again? Well.. Not anymore! Bacause below is a list list of useful commands system admins love!

  • ll : alias for ls -l if you enable it in ~/.bashrc (on Debian that is)
  • nano +55 myfile : open nano editor on line 55
  • ln -s [target] [link name] : while symlinking, I dare to forget the order of the parameters
  • htop : this is top++ for it shows more info in a nicer way (apt-get install htop)


More commands will be added along the way. If you knew al these, why don’t you share some commands you find very useful for daily sever administration below?