Android Terminal Useful Commands Knowledge

Android OS is just like Linux OS.Many Linux commands can be used on Android by using Terminal Application.

Download link: Terminal.apk

Now,i would like to share some of the useful commmands of Terminal.They are:

$ = Sign that user has not entered into superuser or root mode
#  /= sign has permission as superuser or root


The two signs above shall not be in writing, it is just as penananda.


su = command to get permission as uperuser access


reboot = to reboot / restart on android


reboot download = to enter download mode, not all of the android can use this command.


reboot recovery = to go into recovery / CWM


shutdown = to turn off the android, the same as power off / sometimes this command only works for mengclose terminal emulator


ODEX ODEX = to do in the rom deodex by using a special application


cd = to change directory


cp = to copy


df = to display available space or also called disk free


busybox = to see busybox already installed and all of busybox


tar = to make a variety of file formats, such as compress and decompress, to use just select menu which has been in the show after we typed tar and enter.


stop = to stop the android runtime


ls = to display a directory list, an example we will look at the rectory on the app folder existing in the android system, then we have to type the following command ls / system / app and then press enter.


rmdir = remove directory


exit = To exit the superuser mode,kill jobs ,exit terminal application emulator.

pwd = to make the name of the current direcrtory


mkdir = to create a new folder


echo = prints text to stdout


top = to see which applications are running


rm = delete or remove, use the order of the files to be deleted.


mv = move or move, use the order of the file to be on the move


ping google.com = to ping google


chmod = to change permissions / change mode


chown = change owner on file


pm = to see the package manager


pm install = Command to install an application


bmgr = backup manager


date = to make the date and time


cmp = to compare two files byte by byte


monkey = to test the application to be sent by a random program


strace = to make a call to the system programs


umount uptime = to see how long the android device has been running since last boot

logcat log = see android runtime log

linker in = to create a link to the file system


dalvikvm = Dalvik virtual machine to run android apps

Thanks to Kang Aswan for some of the commands,facebook groups,my friends and my family.

©gauravssnl


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