3

The Linux Command Line Shell Roundup

view full story
linux-howto

http://linux-news.org – The command line is a powerful way to interact with a Linux computer. Instead of using the mouse, you just type commands into the shell. (The shell is a blank window where you type in your commands.) So for example, instead of clicking on your file browser, you simply type ls [enter] to display the contents of your working directory. There are several different shells. The original shell is sh, or the Bourne Shell. It was developed by Stephen Bourne at Bell Laboratories. It’s still in use today. Check for it in your /bin directory. (Software)