Here is listed few linux articles list in which you will get some useful linux commands which may be necessary to do some basic or advanced jobs in Linux. If you are a linux geek then you can skip this page. This is mainly intended for basic users of Linux. Mainly commands are based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version but may work for other Linux distributions too.
How to know which Linux distribution or Linux version you are using from command line?
Read this article and use the Linux shell commands from a terminal window & know how to set the root password in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version from command line. After setting the password for ROOT user in Ubuntu cross check it.
Linux command- Get list of users in Ubuntu (v. 12.04 LTS). Open a terminal and type this command –
$ cat /etc/passwd
Also you can use these commands to view the output as pagewise
$ less /etc/passwd
$ more /etc/passwd”
For Non GPT Disks: Strategy on partitioning a Linux system. The simplest partitioning scheme, on a non-GPT disk, is simply use a root partition and a swap partition.
For GPT type Disks: You should add a BIOS-Boot or an EFI partition depending on the boot mode of your BIOS.
GPT type Disks can be checked via the “sudo parted -l” command)