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 Windows/DOS equivalent Commands

Windows
Linux Description
attrib chmod change directory attributes
backup tar backup files
cd cd
chdir
change directory
cls clear clear screen
copy cp copy file(s)
date date display the current date
del rm delete (remove) file(s)
deltree rm -R <dir> delete directory "<dir>" and all files and folders beneith it
dir ls list directory
edit vi rudimentry editor
format

fdformat

format a partition
md mkdir make new directory (mkdir works in DOS too)
move mv move a file to a new location
rd rmdir remove empty directory (rmdir works in DOS too)
rename mv rename a file
type less type out the file to the screen
win startx start the GUI desktop
 

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