The Command Line Interface (CLI) is your window into the soul of Linux. At the CLI, you learn how Linux thinks and why it behaves as it does. However, the CLI has a reputation for being difficult to learn and tends to frighten the uninitiated. In CLI for Noobies, Joe Barr explains why the CLI provides the easiest, quickest way to do whatever needs to be done. This book is aimed directly at those just coming to Linux from other environments and covers topics that will make them more comfortable running Linux on their desktop. Topics include Shell commands, applications and tools, networking and security, as well as fun and games.