Command Line Basics
In this chapter you will learn about:
• Using the Linux shell
• Working with variables
• Getting help with Linux commands
• Using Linux text editors
To use an operating system, some means must be provided for the end user to communicate with it. That is, we need a way to send commands to the operating system. For example, we may need it to run an application, copy a file from an external USB drive, or even shut the system down. You issue these commands through a user interface. Linux provides both a command line ...