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Linux Tutorial Glossary

Linux Tutorial Glossary - command line

command line

The place on your screen, usually indicated by a prompt, where a user input commands. May also refer to the string of characters that form the command.

command   command alias   command argument   command flags   command line interpreter   command options   command substitution   shell   shell script   program   option  


Introduction to Operating Systems -> Processes -> Processes
Linux Basics -> Linux Basics
Linux Basics -> What Linux is All About -> What Linux is Made of
Shells and Utilities -> The Shell -> The Shell
Shells and Utilities -> Directory Paths -> Directory Paths
Shells and Utilities -> Shell Variables -> Shell Variables
Shells and Utilities -> Quotes -> Quotes
Shells and Utilities -> Pipes and Redirection -> Pipes and Redirection
Shells and Utilities -> Interpreting the Command -> Interpreting the Command
Shells and Utilities -> Different Kinds of Shells -> Different Kinds of Shells
Shells and Utilities -> Command Line Editing -> Command Line Editing
Shells and Utilities -> Functions -> Functions
Shells and Utilities -> The C-Shell -> The C-Shell
Shells and Utilities -> Looking Through Files -> Looking Through Files
Shells and Utilities -> Basic Shell Scripting -> Basic Shell Scripting
Editing Files -> Vi -> More vi Magic
Editing Files -> Awk -> Awk
Editing Files -> Perl -> Perl
Working with the System -> Interacting with the System
Basic Administration -> Terminals -> Terminal Capabilities
Basic Administration -> System Logging -> Managing System Logs
Basic Administration -> cron -> cron
The Operating System -> The Kernel -> Processes -> Processes in Action
The Operating System -> Files and File Systems -> Disk Layout
The X Windowing System -> Configuring the X-Windows Server -> Configuring the X-Windows Server
The X Windowing System -> Resources -> Resources
The X Windowing System -> Colors -> Colors
The X Windowing System -> Fonts -> Fonts
The Computer Itself -> Printers -> Printers
Networking -> TCP-IP -> The Domain Name System -> Configuring the Domain Name System DNS
System Monitoring -> Finding Out About Your System -> Hardware and the Kernel
System Monitoring -> Big Brother -> Big Brother
Solving Problems -> Getting Help -> Calling Support
Installing and Upgrading -> Upgrading an Existing System -> Upgrading an Existing System
The Operating System -> Software Basics -> Device Driver Basics
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