Here are my most used commands in Linux. Current favoured distibution is Ubuntu Server 16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus).
# apt-get is the lower level, apt is meant to be more pleasant! sudo apt update # updates packages sudo apt --upgradeable # shows list sudo apt upgrade # does the upgrade apt-get update # updates the package lists apt-get upgrade # upgrades current packages apt-get dist-upgrade # distribution updates apt-get install openssh-server # so can ssh, and scp into the machine # copy to the linux machine scp * dave@xps:wordpress/. scp docker-compose.yml uploads.ini wp-config.php dave@xps:wordpress/. # copy from the linux machine -p preserving date -r recurse scp -rp email@example.com:/var/log/apache2/* . top df -h # check disk usage tar cc tar xvf pwd ls -lat ps -ef kill -9 1234 rm -rf * chmod -777 * cat /proc/version uname -a lsb_release -a sudo adduser bob reboot now sudo su
If you come across file lock issues - debconf dbdriver config dat is locked by another process, try this link which tells you to find the process then kill it.
sudo fuser -v /var/cache/debconf/config.dat kill PID
# A nice verison of top showing all processors sudo apt-get install htop sudo apt-get install iotop sudo iotop
Installing Dot Net Core
Installing Ubuntu Server
Install instructions using Rufus to create a bootable USB stick.