Linux admins have a love affair with information. The more information they can gather the better. And that’s a good thing, as the more informed you are, the more apt you’ll be to make smart decisions. This applies to administration tasks, security, development, and just about anything else you can imagine.
Besides, why wouldn’t you want to be as informed about your systems as possible?
Fortunately, Linux has a good amount of commands for this very task. In this article from TechRepublic Premium Jack Wallen will introduce you to some of the top commands and how to use them.