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. ...