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* Type "ls" to '''l'''i'''s'''t files in the directory.
* Type "cd [DIRECTORY_NAME]" to '''c'''hange '''d'''irectory.
* Go to these directories: /bin, /sbin, /usr/sbin, /usr/sbin and type "ls" in each. These are the commands you can use from the terminal(as specified by the PATH environment variable). Type: "man [COMMAND_NAME]" to bring up the '''man'''ual for those programs. Type: "[COMMAND_NAME] --help" for the inbuilt help.* Hold CTRL and C send an "interrupt" to a program. If that fails, try CTRL-Z suspends the program.
Quickest way for a beginner to safely shutdown a Linux system is to type "halt" or "poweroff". Alternatively press and hold the reset button or press CTRL-ALT-DEL on the attached keyboard.
A well written guide for learning how linux works (and how to use it) is [http://www.linux-tutorial.info/modules.php?name=MContent&pageid=21 here]Another good step-by-step guide for learning the shell is [http://linuxcommand.org/learning_the_shell.php here]. Refer to http://www.debian.org/doc/ for more information on how to operate a Debian system.
== Setting up Wi-Fi ==
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