Linux, FreeBSD, and Windows common commands

I use Linux Mint 16, Nas4Free (freebsd), pfsense, Ubuntu Server, and Windows 7. I have a hard time remembering every command for each os. Fortunately most freebsd and linux commands are the same but not all.  So I slowly add to this table over time.  * shows its not exact match but close enough.





lspci pciconf *Device Manager view hardware (pci) devices
ls ls dir or ls Directory Listing. ‘ls’ for windows
hdparm -I diskinfo *HD Tune Show harddrive model info
apt-get install  pkg_add -r  * Package downloader
 free  *free or top  Task Manager Show memory usage
 wget  fetch Download file from web
route netstat -r route print List network routes
lsof fstat Resource Monitor View open files on system
dmraid graid

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