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A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming, Second Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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2. Getting Started

One way or another you are sitting in front of a screen that is connected to a computer that is running Linux. You may be working with a graphical user interface (GUI) or a textual interface. This book is about the textual interface, also called the command-line interface (CLI). If you are working with a GUI, you will need to use a terminal emulator such as xterm, Konsole, GNOME ...

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