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 = 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.



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