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The 11 Most Useful Linux Commands in the World Ever

Jun 30, 2010, 14:05 (0 Talkback[s])

"Almost every Linux website seems to have a list of the "best command line commands". Sometimes they get them wrong.

"Here is a list of useful commands that I came up with by looking at my 'history' file. I would not be happy to use a computer platform that didn't support them:

ls -tr
What is the last file that I saved/downloaded/modified? This command is essential if, like me, you can never remember file names.

ssh
This command allows you to login to any computer and do stuff with it. It is essential for a happy and fulfilling life.

top
What process is eating all my memory or all my processor time? Essential - especially if you use it with the 'M' and 'P' commands. Firefox is often the culprit. "

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