The Power of the UNIX Command-Line


One of the most novel and differentiating features of a UNIX system is its command line. With just a few keystrokes, including a bit of “glue”, you can use the command line to combine the finite set of UNIX utilities into innumerable, impromptu data transforms. These articles will teach you the basics of the UNIX shell and discover how you can use the command line:

(1)  Command the power of the command line 

(2)  Do everything right from the command line 

(3)  Command-line locution – Expand your UNIX vocabulary 

(4)  Ten more command-line concoctions