There are many useful commands that reveal information about the current system and its configuration.
- [Instructor] In this movie, we're going to learn … about some commands that provide some useful information … about the system that we're working on. … We're going to be looking at several. … We're going to learn about date, uptime, users, who. … Uname, df and du. … Let's go to the command line and see how they're used. … Let's start with the date command, it does exactly … what you'd expect returns the current system date … whatever the system date has been set to. … We can also use uptime and it will tell us how long … the system has been online. … You can see that it's been one day in 31 minutes … since my computer was rebooted. … Sleeping the computer doesn't count this … is only from reboots. … It also provide some other information like … the current time, the number of users and the load averages. … A better way to find out what the users are … is to type users, they'll give you a list of all users … who are logged into the system. … Right now I'm the only user logged in. … But I'm actually logged in more than once, if we type …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Unix
2. Files and Directories
3. Ownership and Permissions
4. Commands and Processes
5. Directing Input and Output
6. Configure Your Working Environment
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