Exam objectives in this chapter

  • BASH Commands

  • Scheduling Tasks

  • Managing Services

Unique Terms and Definitions

Bourne again shell (BASH) The sh-compatible command line interpreter that executes commands read from the standard input or from a file. It is the default shell on most Linux distributions.

Command line interpreter or Command line interface (CLI) A full-screen or windowed text-mode session where the user executes programs by typing in commands with or without parameters. The CLI displays output text from the operating system or program and provides a command prompt for user input.

Graphical user interface (GUI) A design for the part of a program that interacts with the use and uses icons ...

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