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Basic commands in termux.

Termux is a great tool that allows access to advanced tools without root on your android phone.
Termux is Command-line based and to use this app the most basic thing you should know is this post we are going to learn about most basic commands in the termux app.

If you know all the command below you can easily navigate in termux and please practice this command so you can learn more advanced stuff more easily. if you wanna know why you must learn termux then check this post.[what is termux?]

List of all the termux basic commands:

You can run this command in a sequence to practice and know your self how these commands work on termux.if you have any questions or ideas please comment I will be happy to help you.

>Note: If any part of the command is green that means it is a variable. The green part of the code will change according to the situation.

Update all the packages and dependencies installed on the system:

apt update && apt upgrade
 If any update is available it will ask you on the terminal if you want to upgrade or not, press Y if you want the update.

Grant storage permission:

now you can access your Storage and all the folder in it using termux.

Know Which directory you are in:

This command will tell you, your present working directory

List all the files and directories:

this command will show you the folder and files in your current working directory.

Move forward in directories:

cd storage
cd command allows you to move in a folder just type cd and the folder name you wanna move here I am moving in storage.

Move backward in directories:

cd ..
 by typing cd ..(between cd and .. we have to put space) you will go back in the directory you were in.

Clear Screen:

by typing clear in the termux you can clear all the previous results.

Create a folder or a directory:

mkdir folderName
Mkdir Stand for make directory. Type mkdir and give a space and type folder name and press enter to see the folder you have just created just type ls.

Delete a folder or a directory:

rmdir folderName
Rmdir stands for Remove Directory.Type rmdir space folder name to remove that folder.

Delete Non-Empty directory or folder in termux:

rm -rf folderName
Please use this command with caution.This command will remove a folder and all the files and folders within it.This command is useful when you want to delete any project downloaded from Github.

Copy a file from one directory to another directory:

cp files-name file-path
You can copy files by typing cp the file name and after giving a space you can type the path where you wanna copy the file E.g: cp virus.apk /storage/shared this will copy the virus.apk to the storage/shared folder.

Move a file from one directory to another directory:

mv files-name file-path
You can move files by typing mv the file name and after giving a space you can type the path where you wanna move the file E.g: mv virus.apk /storage/shared this will move the virus.apk to the storage/shared folder.

Search for the specific package in termux:

pkg search package-name
It will show you all the package related to that package name.

See the Details of a Package in Termux:

apt show nano
This command will show you the complete detail of a package.

List all the available packages in termux:

pkg list-all
it will show you all the packages that are available in the APT repository of termux.

Install a Package:

pkg install packageName
you can install any package from the list, just type pkg install package-name.

Uninstall a Package:

pkg uninstall packageName
you can uninstall any package from the list, just type pkg uninstall will ask you where if you wanna delete the package or not press y and the package will be uninstalled.

Install Python in termux:

pkg install python
Just type this command and it will be installed in your termux press y if it asks for confirmation.after installing python you can write code and also run your own python scripts. Type python to check if python is properly installed or not.

Install Git in termux:

pkg install git
Git will allow you to download any project from the github.

Download projects from GitHub repository :

git clone Link-of-the-project
If you want to download any project from the git hub you can just use the above just change the Link-of-the-project with your link
e.g: git clone

Check all the running processes in Termux:

This command will show you all the tasks running on your termux. To quit the top command on termux just press CTRL+C on your keyboard.

Create a text file in termux:

  1. first, you have to download a package name nano. Type on termux pkg install nano press y when asking for confirmation.
  2. type nano on the terminal.
  3. type anything you want I am typing hello world.
  4. Press CTRL+X and press Y to save the file.
  5. Give the file name anyname.txt and press enter.
  6. Type ls command to see your directory.

See what's inside a text file:

cat file-name
Run this command and everything in the text file will be printed on the terminal.
e.g: cat data.txt

Delete a file in termux:

rm file-name
To delete any file within the directory in, just type the rm name of your file and press enter and it will be deleted.
e.g: rm data.txt

List all the installed Packages in termux:

dpkg --list
By Using this command You will be able to see all the installed packages in your termux app.

List all commands that You have used in termux:

This command will give you a list of all the recent commands that you have used in termux.

Termux commands pdf download:

Here is the pdf file which contains all the above command as well as some extra commands so you can read it offline and learn as much as possible.

Termux basic commands PDF

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The above commands are very basic commands and it will not make you a hacker but trust me it will be in use whenever you are using terminal or termux. learning to operate on CLI (command line interface) is really important if you wanna become a hacker. I didn't include all the commands but almost everything important is there, If you Think I missed something, you can comment I will include that in this post. Learn How you can hack social media accounts using termux

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  1. I don't know how to make termux work in my android phone

    1. just read this post properly and you will easily understand the termux

    2. Yes i thought i would be hard thing for mw

  2. Its very useful for the begineers of termux...

    1. Thanks For your valuable feedback ,I will add more commands in future

  3. Nice app but how to hack others devise please reply

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  5. thank you so much for sharing such helpful commands and knowledge.

  6. How to open installed tool
    Command please

  7. Where is the pdf its not downloading