Name: [126] Aaron Fay
Member: 114 months
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Description: I am a Flash/PHP developer who likes to dabble in design, but recently have become really excited about Django (after years of PHP development). I find new technology exciting, and love to immerse myself in things that make solving complicated problems simple. ...

Intro to remote command line (linux) [ID:606] (1/2)

in series: Intro to remote command line (linux)

video tutorial by Aaron Fay, added 03/08

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In this video we'll get started poking around in a remote server. We'll learn how to change directories (cd), find our working directory (pwd), list directory contents (ls), and look briefly at changing file permissions (chmod).

[edit] Be sure to check out Chris's <> comprehensive series on learning the command line also.

Running time approx 9.5 minutes

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17. streaming live football Wed, 18 Aug 2010 03:31

great thanks a lot

I'm looking for more info. This was stuff I'd already known. But I'm glad to see it documented via video. I'm specifically interested in learning from the ground up. And I'm unsuccessful so far in finding information about how to use the shell at grub, before linux boots. I'll not give up. Thanks though. I'll view part 2 of this.

15. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Wed, 17 Mar 2010 02:18

Thanks for all of this, this is owesome.

14. anonymous Thu, 17 Sep 2009 07:44

Just refreshing the basics on the current video's for linux.

Always looking for new developments.

thank you for the video.

Locking down a linux box and understanding how hacker can get in would be a great video.

13. anonymous Wed, 09 Sep 2009 20:49

very helpful for basic unix user, a lot of info in clear concise format

12. anonymous Sun, 30 Aug 2009 13:49

Aaron, Thanks... I learned something... I've setup a ubuntu minimual machine on an older pc that's too slow for X but screams on the command line. I'm just getting familar with the command-line bash commands and was trying to figure out how to do some remote access....

11. anonymous Sun, 19 Apr 2009 17:24

AS a beginning linux student i found this video quite helpful.

Thank You

10. anonymous Wed, 23 Jul 2008 18:12

You can use the "ls --color=always" if you want to see the ls listing in color.

Hi 123mez,

That question I cannot answer that question, I don't really know much about drivers and linux...



I am new to Linux, and found this video very informative. I believe I have a better understanding of the terminology.

One of the things I am confused about is: how do you load a driver for a device?

7. anonymous Tue, 08 Apr 2008 09:11

You get my vote!

Please make more on this subject!

*Really* useful, thanks!

Thanks - you saved me some time

I appreciate your effort


Hi Aaron - the new version is great, no artifacts that I can see.

I've edited your description a touch to mention the commands you use - also pwd stands for 'print working directory' ( :-)

I'm very glad to have you back here - Linux topics are very popular!



I just uploaded a new version encoded in a different format, and it appears to have taken care of the ghosting! Good to know for future reference...



The second video appears to have a bunch of ghosting also, I will try uploading versions using a different codec...


Hi Pengman,

The ghosting isn't present in the original version, it must have to do with the recoding to flash format. I'll email Ian and see if there is something he can do about it.



For me there is some sort of weird ghosting /overlying stuff going on. I can't see what you are writing or what is going on in the putty window... sound is fine though

The next video seems fine.

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hey, these is really good and useful tutorials

can you please show us how to work on custom controls ?

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