7 Top Free Apps To Learn Linux/Unix Command Line Shell on Android Phone

All Linux beginners are looking for a source to learn Linux/Unix commands line shell. Because all advance level tasks performed on the platforms like  Linux, Unix, Ubuntu, and Red Hat are in the command line. But the problem is that the Linux commands are so vast and remembering all of them sometimes very difficult especially for Linux beginners. So, to solve this problem here we have listed some top apps to Learn Android Linux Command Line Shell on your smartphone. These apps will show you how and which command of Linux meant to do what. If you are using the Android terminal emulator on the smartphone than some of these apps guides you commands to work with that too.

All the apps mentioned in this article to learn Linx/Unix commands are free to download and use.

Best Available Android Tutorial Apps to Learn Linux/Unix commands

Linux Command Library

Linux Command Library android shell commands

It is a great app for the beginners to learn the Linux commands. The tutorials on Linux commands provided by this app are categorized in very well manner, so that a newbie to Linux can easily understand them. The commands are categorized users/Groups, Files/Folders, System Information, System Control, Hacking Tools, Package Manager,  Terminal Games, Search/Find, Network and Video/Audio.

The app also provides some explanation or insight of each command names. If you are using some android terminal emulator, the Linux command library will help to show you how to execute each command to perform different tasks.

The categorization is well but the page formatting is missing in this Linux command learning app. We hope in future these improvements will be there.

Linux Command Library tutorial app currently features 2378 manual pages, 1351 one-line scripts, and few general terminal tips.

Shutdown, reboot, lock/unlock screen, print external/internal ip, print cpu/battery usage are some examples of Linux commands provided by the app to learn how to work with the CLI(Command Line Interface) in Android.

Guide to Linux

Guide to Linux Android app

Guide to Linux Android app helps you to learn Linux offline and has integrated Linux terminal which is a fork of Jack Palevich Android Terminal Emulator app. So, if you using some another terminal app then you might need to remove that to avoid any conflict.  You can use it to explore Linux commands and shell script. It includes example and syntax and a dedicated module for Shell Script learning. The downside of the app the broken English and frequent punctuation errors.

Unix Tutorial

Unix Tutorial Linux bash command learning

This app is meant to understand the Unix shell scripting and the tutorial provided on Unix and Shell Programming will start from the introduction of Unix and covers all aspects such as the File Management, Directories, File Permission, Environment, Basic Utilities, Pipes & Filters, Processes, Communication, The Vi Editor, What Is Shell?, Using Variables, Special Variables, Using Arrays, Quoting Mechanisms, IO Redirections, Shell Functions, Manpage Help, Advanced Unix, Regular Expressions, File System Basics, User Administration, Basic Operators, Decision Making, Shell Loops, Loop Control, Shell Substitutions, System Performance, System Logging, Signals And Traps, Unix FAQ, Unix Cheat sheet and more…

Daily Linux Commands

Daily Linux Commands and best linux learning app

The interface of this Linux command learning app is very intuitive and easy to understand for beginners and provides all basic Linux commands.  The navigation of Daily Linux Commands meant to find out different commands  & very easy to use as they are divided into categories to better understand the difference between the usage.

Also provides a search tool to find out particular command instantly, while on the go. The interesting thing is it notifies and suggests you some Linux command daily so that you keep in touch with Linux.

Link download this app is here.

Linux Commands

Linux Commands

Another simple Android Linux commands tutorial app that provides around 123 Linux commands along with a short description and examples. This android app works perfectly offline and needs no internet connection. All the Linux commands listed in this are in alphabetic order which makes it useful to find about the usage of any command if you get stuck somewhere on the bash command line. Even the app supports the zoom in & out feature to enhance the user experience.

Link download this app is here.

Kali Linux -Full Guide

Kali Linux -Full Guide

If you talking about learning the Linux commands then how can we forget the Kali Linux? (See: Best Linux Penetration Testing Distributions for Ethical Hacking).

This Linux commands learning app provides tutorials to learn the hacking commands of Kali Linux. The developer has arranged all the commands in a step by step hierarchy manner and also tried to intuitive to some extent.

It gives a tutorial on Kali Linux basics and core concepts. This smartphone’s digital book of Kali provides information about Ethical Hacking, how exploits a weakness in a computer system or computer network, Android tricks, Scripting tutorial, Networking tutorial, Kali Linux tutorial and more…

Download this app: Link

Linux Shell Script Developers Handbook (Manual)

Linux Shell Script Developers Handbook (Manual)

This Linux tutorial handbook guides you through the various tools required in Linux shell script. The approach of this app is very simple and basic which helps the beginners to clear doubts.  This app contains manual for the following things

  • bash
  • coreutils
  • diff
  • find
  • gawk
  • grep
  • sed
  • wget

Note: If you are using any other good app to learn Linux/Unix commands on your smartphone other then listed above, please let us know…

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