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CompTIA Linux+ Complete Study Guide Authorized Courseware: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102 by Roderick W. Smith

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Chapter 1: Exploring Linux Command-Line Tools

The following CompTIA Linux+ objectives are covered in this chapter:

  • 1.103.1 Work on the command line
  • 1.103.2 Process text streams using filters
  • 1.103.4 Use streams, pipes, and redirects
  • 1.103.7 Search text files using regular expressions

Linux borrows heavily from Unix, and Unix began as a text-based operating system (OS). Unix and Linux retain much of this heritage, which means that to understand how to use and, especially, administer Linux, you must understand at least the basics of its command-line tools. Thus, this book begins with an introduction to Linux shells (the programs that accept and interpret text-mode commands) and many of the basic commands and procedures you can use from a shell. ...

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