Linux Terminal Commands
Your help and guidance how to get started with Terminal Commands in Debian based Linux operating systems like Linux Mint, Ubuntu etc.
What is Linux Terminal Commands?
The Linux Terminal Commands is a shortened of the longer whole script,such as, sudo apt-get
sudo (Super User DO) apt (Advanced Package Tool)-get
You use the sudo command when installing software or changing computer settings.
When you use the sudo command the system prompt for the password, when you write the password, you can not see it. Password entry is a form of “hidden, invisible” just type the password and hit Enter, If you typed password incorrectly, the program will prompt for the password again.
This is the first to learn, how to keep the operating system up to date with terminal commands.
Open Terminal with Keyboard Shortcut CTRL+ALT+T
Open terminal in Linux Mint, Menu > Terminal
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Tip: If you need to repeat a command, use the cursor keys to scroll up and down the list. Copy and Paste is also handy to use.
If you get some Error, not installed and dependency problems information in the terminal text.
sudo apt-get install -f
This command corrects broken dependencies by installing the necessary packages and Building dependency tree. Read about Google Chrome Installation Error
Keyboard Commands in Terminal:
Cutting, Copying and Pasting
In most applications Cut, Copy and Paste are Ctrl + X, Ctrl + C and Ctrl+V respectively.
In the Terminal, Ctrl+C is Cancel Command.
To paste, use Shift + insert