Linux commands that are also available on Android.

Posted: November 15, 2012. At: 8:30 PM. This was 5 years ago. Post ID: 4852
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There are many Linux commands that are available on Android devices when you are using the terminal emulator app.

Firstly the ls command. This is used to list files in a directory.

Then the cat command; this is used to view the contents of a text file.

The mv command will move a file from one folder to another; or from one filename to another.

If you want to list the last commands executed in the terminal emulator app; the hash command will perform this task.

There is a nice Linux command list in this app; this is a good reference for the Linux user:

Here is another good Android application with a lovely command reference for the Red Hat or Centos user:

This app is a good one to have if you have a computer running Ubuntu. This is an Ubuntu One app that will automatically upload files from your `phone or tablet to the cloud: Ubuntu One app.

If you want to read UNIX/Linux manual pages whilst you are on the move; this app will be the perfect solution. Linux/UNIX man pages.

Finally; this is another good app for learning the Linux commands that are useful when you are getting to grips with your Linux installation.

Here is a video about the upcoming Ubuntu for ARM based Android mobile devices. This will be very interesting when this is finished; running a desktop Linux distribution on a mobile phone will be a reality.

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