Command-Line Tricks and Applications

  • Nathan Haines


At last we come to the command line! That most powerful and often feared topic of all new Linux users. Fairly or unfairly, the command line has a reputation for being arcane and difficult to use. And it is a half-truth: a lot of arcane utilities have stuck around—and indeed, any Unix or Linux guru can perform magic inside a terminal window. But the other half of this truth is that the most common commands are simple and easy to use, and the command line is therefore both powerful and comfortable.


Command Line Configuration File Text Editor Mail Server Remote Computer 

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© Nathan Haines 2015

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  • Nathan Haines
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  1. 1.CAUS

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