Linux is the operating system that powers over 90% of websites on the internet. If you’ve ever hosted a website before, then you probably have some level of experience with Linux in the form of it’s more user-friendly cousin: cPanel.
To become an expert at cloud computing, however, you’ll have to learn how to operate Linux servers without the help of a graphical user-interface such as cPanel. Although it may sound intimidating at first, getting comfortable with operating Linux servers starts with getting comfortable using the Linux Shell.
The Linux shell, also commonly referred to as the ‘terminal‘ is the gateway to the back-end of your web server. It uses a ‘command-line-interface’, which doesn’t include the pretty-icons and user friendly experience found in ‘
In this tutorial, you will learn the basic Linux commands for beginners who are getting started in Cloud Computing. Each of the commands listed in this tutorial are the most commonly used commands in the WordPress on Google Cloud tutorials on onepagezen.com.
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1. User Permissions
2. File and Directory Management
NOTE: Remember to move your myfile.txt file back to the home directory. You can do this by running
mv /home/mydirectory/myfile.txt /home
3. Apache Server Management
Bitnami Apache Server Configurations
4. Virtual Machine Management
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This is just a small list of the most commonly used Linux commands, there are literally hundreds more!
If you thought of any important commands that were missing from the list, or if you would like to share a question or comment, please post your message below!