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A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Second Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter 5. The Linux Utilities

When Linus Torvalds introduced Linux, and for a long time thereafter, Linux did not have a graphical interface: It ran on character-based terminals only. All the tools ran from a command line. Today, the Linux GUI is important, but many people, especially system administrators, run many command line programs. In a lot of cases, command line utilities are faster, more powerful, or more complete than their GUI ...

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