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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Chapter 9. Command-Line Quickstart

The Linux command line is one of the most powerful tools available for computer system administration and maintenance. The command line is also known as the terminal, shell, the console, the command prompt, and the command-line interface (CLI). For the purposes of this chapter and the next, these terms are interchangeable, although fine-grained differences do exist between them.

The command line is ...

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