These advanced Unix commands will allow you to accomplish various tasks in Unix and Unix like operating systems, generally giving you more options for managing your data and getting things done.
It is best if you get familiar with the basic Unix commands first.
Since this is an index of commands, do take a minute to explore each of the pages for all the listed commands, they contain examples of advanced usage of seemingly simple commands.
Unix file operations
- ln – make links and symlinks to files and directories
- find – finding files and directories in Unix
Unix system status commands
Advanced process management in Unix
- ps -aef
Text Manipulation commands
Unix filesystems commands
Unix filesystem management
- tune2fs – adjust tunable filesystem parameters (for ext2/ext3)