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
"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
"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."