Normally we don’t start a chapter with a figure (and technically speaking we suppose we haven’t this time either) but we’re going for some good old-fashioned shock and awe. Take a look at Figure 3-1 (courtesy of Wikipedia).
Figure 3-1. TeleVideo 925 computer terminal
You might be wondering why we thought it necessary to show you some technology from the early 80’s (late 1982 in this particular case). Well the majority of the second section of this book is all about the command line and getting you comfortable using ...