Android is a kind of Linux. So I would be able to use the commands.

Can I use Linux commands on Android? If I can, how do I?

  • Android is not exactly Linux. While it runs on the Linux Kernel, most of the applications are completely different. Linux itself is not an OS, but is frequently referred to erroneously as one. – user186920 Dec 25 '16 at 11:39
  • @Downvoter Please explain why downvoted. – ra1ned Dec 25 '16 at 12:50
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    It shows a bit of lack of research. – user186920 Dec 26 '16 at 1:10
  • Should I delete it? – ra1ned Dec 26 '16 at 10:07
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    No, just let it lie. If the question doesn't do anything, it will be auto-deleted by Community – user186920 Dec 26 '16 at 12:45

You can run some linux commands on terminal application on Android. Install any terminal emulator first then use such commands. However, not all commands could be used. Here are some for example. To run every command linux machine can run, you'll need to root your device.

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