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© Harley Hahn 2016

Harley Hahn, Harley Hahn's Emacs Field Guide, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1703-0_12

12. Shell Commands; Help and Info; Programs and Games

Harley Hahn

(1)Santa Barbara, California, USA

12.1 Section 12.1: Entering Shell Commands

There are several ways you can use shell commands without having to leave the Emacs environment. These tools are summarized in Figure 12-1.

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Figure 12-1. Running shell commands.

To enter a single shell command, type M-! followed by the command. For example, to display a list of all the userids currently logged into your system, you could use either M-! users or M-! who. (users and who are Unix commands.)

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