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10 must-have Linux (and not only) cheat-sheets

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Need a quick reference card? Here you have a list you can choose from:

1.Linux Command Line Tips

This is a linux command line reference for common operations (HTML format).

2.Unix/Linux Reference Card

Linux Reference Card published on  FOSSwire website by Jacob. (PDF format)

3.One Page LInux Manual

A summary of useful Linux command by Squadron. (PDF format)

4.Linux Security Quick Reference

The intent of this Quick Reference Guide is to provide a starting point for improving the security of your system, to serve as a pointer to more in-depth security information, and to increase security awareness and methods that can be used to improve security. (PDF format)

5. Screen Cheat Sheet

This cheat sheet summarizes all they default keyboard mappings, with screen’s commands to execute the mapping and a description of each mapping. (PDF format)

6.Ubuntu Cheat Sheet 

There comes a time when one needs an end-all reference to the system. The time is now, and if you’re an Ubuntu user  you’ll like this cheat sheet. (PDF format)

7.VIM Graphical Cheat Sheet 

Probably the best Vim Cheat Sheet: “This is a single page describing the full vi/vim input model, the function of all keys, and all major features. You can see it as a compressed vi/vim manual. ” (GIF format)

Read more >> (Update: the link is down. I’m sorry)

Written by nongeekboy

August 23, 2008 at 8:31 pm

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  1. Hi! Thanks for linking to my Screen cheat sheet!

    I’d like to let you know that I have 8 other Linux related cheat sheets!

    Please see the Cheat Sheets section on my blog!

    I have Awk, Ed, Sed, Perl and Bash cheat sheets there!

    Peteris Krumins

    Peteris Krumins

    August 23, 2008 at 9:07 pm

  2. Wowww! Very good man!
    I enjoy cheat sheet a lot ;)
    Thanks again!


    August 25, 2008 at 12:34 am

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    August 25, 2008 at 9:55 am

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  9. Definitely nice collection!!! Really nice! Keep it up!

    Mohibuzzaman Zico

    August 26, 2008 at 5:21 pm

  10. @Zico
    Thank you. I’m very glad to see that you, and other people really like my posts. That’s why I will not stop. Thanks again Zico!


    August 26, 2008 at 7:40 pm

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  12. Hi,

    Thanks. Comes in handy

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    September 2, 2008 at 9:04 pm

  17. Awesome…bookmarked and will checkout your other blogs!

    Michael Mann

    September 3, 2008 at 8:34 am

  18. Thanks. I hope you’ll like them too.


    September 3, 2008 at 9:49 am

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  20. С пивом покатит:)


    September 23, 2008 at 8:53 am

  21. Debian Reference Card is now updated at: http://xinocat.com/refcard/
    with translations to many languages!

    Kartik Mistry

    October 3, 2008 at 12:09 pm

  22. article, of course, good, but something it lacks.


    October 16, 2008 at 10:18 pm

  23. Честно, давно не читал статью сразу и полностью, не отрывался даже на сообщения из аси. Надеюсь продолжение будет не менее интересным…


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  25. interest only…

    I found your post comments while searching Google. Very relevant especially as this is not an issue which a lot of peaople are conversant with….

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    November 4, 2008 at 10:27 am

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  27. cool tips


    January 28, 2009 at 10:48 am

  28. i need this info many month ago


    January 28, 2009 at 11:37 am

  29. finally, thanks for this reference…

    Thank’s very much.

  30. Glad you find it useful


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  33. THnaks For buch of work


    January 18, 2010 at 3:34 pm

  34. Have to love handy reference cards. I mean who really has the time to remember all of this :)


    May 22, 2011 at 6:09 pm

  35. There are nowadays also a bunch of nice apps available. For instance:



    August 9, 2012 at 12:41 pm

  36. Another good cheat sheet can be found here: http://linuxtutorial.todolistme.net/cheatsheet.php It’s good as you can hide sections you’re familiar with so you only see the valuable stuff. Also has links to a tutorial so if you need any more information on any section it’s right there for you.


    January 13, 2014 at 10:40 pm

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