In this part of the chapter, you will learn how to do the following:
• Enter commands at the shell prompt
• Use command history
• Use tab completion
Let’s begin by discussing how to enter commands at the shell prompt.
Running a program or command from the shell prompt is relatively easy. It is done in the same manner as in DOS or within a Command window in Windows. You simply type the command, script filename, or program filename at the shell prompt and press ENTER. In this example, the ls command has been entered at the shell prompt:
The ls command is equivalent to the DIR command ...