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We've gathered cheat sheets for fast reference to Unix-related information. You'll find cheat sheets listing commands, keyboard shortcuts and more. Do you have a favorite Unix cheat sheet? Let us know!

Need some background information before you get started? See our definitions for Unix, GNU Linux and OpenBSD.

  • AWK Cheat Sheet -- This cheat sheet lists predefined variable summaries, command line argument summaries, statements and functions, along with descriptions of each.

  • Bash Emacs Editing Mode -- This reference lists default keyboard shortcuts for bash.

  • CVS Cheat Sheet -- This fast reference outlines some of the common CVS commands as they may be used in the SLAC ESD Software Group.

  • Ed Text Editor Summary -- This guide lists line addressing summaries and command summaries, along with their descriptions.

  • GNU Screen -- This fast reference card includes screen help for getting in, getting out, windows management, split screens and more.

  • The Rosetta Stone for Unix -- This Sysadmin's Unixersal Translator (ROSETTA STONE) is subtitled "What do they call that in this world?"

  • Screen Cheat Sheet -- See default keyboard shortcuts in this Screen VT100/ANSI terminal emulator reference.

  • Sed Command Summary -- This guide lists commands, address or range, input stream and output stream.

  • Subversion Quick Reference -- This guide includes svn and svnadmin URLs, subcommands and switches.

  • TCP Ports -- This fast reference lists 3498 TCP ports.

  • Treebeard's Unix Cheat Sheet -- This guide lists and describes commands for help, working with directories, files, wildcards and shortcuts and more.

  • Unix Cheat Sheet -- This Tech Republic resource offers help for remembering those complicated UNIX commands. Includes detailed examples and descriptions for the "grep" command, using wildcards, and much more.

  • Vim Commands -- This guide lists commands for working with text, moving around, searching and more.

  • Vim Keyboard Shortcuts -- If you're stuck with text mode access, then vim is probably the best option, so you need this info (all of which also applies to gvim and evim). Another reason that it is good to know this is that many programs use vim key bindings.

  • Vim Quick Reference -- This guide provides everything you need to know to master VIM, a free vi clone running under various platforms. The VIM Quick Reference Card is released under the GNU GPL (General Public Licence).

We've got lots more!

Check out the full collection of Our Favorite Cheat Sheets for fast help on a wide range of subjects. You'll find cheat sheets for Windows and Linux, as well as information about e-mail and messaging, texting and Twitter abbreviations and a wide range of technical content, including subjects like programming, blogging, browser shortcuts, and search engine optimization.

For more in-depth information, see our our collection of learning guides. Then test your knowledge with all our quizzes.

This was last updated in April 2010

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