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Why it is called that way

cd - change directory

ls - list directory contents

cp - copy files

man - format and display the on-line manual pages

mv - move files

mkdir - make directories

rmdir - remove directories

rm - remove directory entries

cat - concatenate and print files

chmod - change file modes or Access Control Lists

chown - change file owner and group

df - display free disk space

du - display disk usage statistics

ps - process status

pwd - output (print) the current working directory

sudo - execute a command as another user (superuser do)

ssh - secure shell

tar - manipulate tape archives

top - table of processes

uname - print operating system (unix) name

passwd - modify a user's password

w - display who is logged in and what they are doing


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@dimitarnestorov dimitarnestorov commented Oct 21, 2019

I want to know why dd was called that way. From the man page it says "convert and copy a file", it would've made sense if it was called cc.

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