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Eleventh Hour Linux+ by Terrence V. Lillard, Chris Happel, Brian Barber, Graham Speake

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CHAPTER 5. Using BASH
Exam objectives in this chapter
■ BASH Commands
■ Scheduling Tasks
■ Managing Services

Introduction

The power and versatility of the command line interface (CLI) is a key strength of Linux. It is easily scripted for repetitive tasks, which can then be scheduled and implemented across multiple machines and is straightforward to manage via remote access. BASH is a command interpreter, a way for users to submit instructions to the computer.

BASH Commands

If you have not installed a graphical user interface (GUI), the system will boot you directly into a command shell. Otherwise, you will have to find your systems terminal program, such as Terminal.
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