Building more complex commands using Raspberry Pi terminal

Probably this would be unwise to go through long list of available Unix commands. It is quite long and there is no reason to point out each of them here. You can take a look at some basic ones in following list. I thing it is more important to learn how to use them, get desired result by building more complex commands. Commands can also be combined in to single line using piping. In this case the output of one command becomes input of next one and so on. Lets go with few examples. We all know that Raspberry Pi comes with Python installed. So we should expect to find lots of .py files here: sudo find / -name *.py this throws us large list of file names:

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Diving in to Raspberry Pi shell

Raspberry Pi terminal commands

Computer users today are so attached to graphical interfaces. Sometimes it seems that people help computers to do the tasks. Can you imagine how many mouse clicks is required to do something simple. This is visible when task is cyclic like “find, sort, delete”. Sometimes you find yourself just clicking mouse and not seeing the result. What you would do half a day clicking the mouse, it can be performed with single command line. The question is how to be that smart and feel like a fish in a water in front of command prompt, shell or bash – call it how ever you want. It is a system program that accepts typed commands from used and performs tasks. If you look deeper at almost any program with graphical interface you will see that it is only a nice skin that hides same commands that run when user clicks buttons.…

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