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FreeOS.com: Linux 2 Cent tips

Jan 13, 2001, 16:38 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Not every task under Linux involves re-compiling the kernel or is accomplished in a minimum of 12 steps. Here is a FreeOS.com guide giving you the essential tips and shortcuts for dealing with various mundane tasks that anyone will have to perform on their Linux system. Valuable, if you want to get from A to B that much quicker."

"Ctrl+Alt+'+': Using this command switches you to a higher resolution than your GUI started up in.
Ctrl+Alt+'-': Using this command switched the screen resolution lower."

"Tab: One of the most used keys. Pressing the 'tab' key while typing the path to any directory or a filename is very helpful. Write the first few characters of the file or directory and press the tab key to complete the name or give you a list of possibilities. When pressed during an incomplete command, the 'tab' key completes the command for you."

"UP Arrow: In the terminal, it cycles through the list of commands that you have executed."

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