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Get Information About Your BIOS / Server Hardware From a Shell Without Opening Chassis ( BIOS Decoder )

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biosdecode is a command line utility to parses the BIOS memory and prints information about all structures (or entry points) it knows of.

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Flipping the Linux switch: New users guide to the terminal

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The command line. It strikes fear in the hearts of many a new Linux user. They open their terminals reluctantly, and there the prompt sits, with the cursor blinking in rhythm with their racing hearts.

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Created by bluecheese 6 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 30 weeks ago
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10 Reasons Why the Command Line is More User-Friendly than the Desktop

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I aim all of these not just at Linux, BSD, and Unix-alikes, but at every computer system ever. Nor do I say all of this as a power-using geek, but to apply it to every computer user everywhere.

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How to completely ditch GUI internet applications for the command line

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Today, terminal-based programs have almost disappeared. GUIs are taking over, whether we like it or not. However, there is still a place for the old command line. Take the internet as an example: everyone’s using Firefox, Thunderbird, and Pidgin for their internet activities. Even though these are great, quality, free software apps, they tend to be bloated. That’s where the terminal comes in.

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Keeping Command History across Multiple Sessions

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The bash shell maintains a history of the commands you entered. You can re-execute a command by recalling it from the history, without having to re-type it.

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Fear and loathing at the command line

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Long ago, I lost any queasiness about the command line. I’m not one of those who think it’s the only way to interact with their computers, but it’s a rare day that I don’t use it three or four times on my GNU/Linux system.

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File management in Linux

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Unix systems provide a number of commands to manage files and directories. Their strong point is the ability to use them in a rather simple manner against a group of files/directories meeting certain conditions. For example all the files satisfying specific criteria can be deleted or have their names changed en masse.

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Linux Command Line 101

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When you familiarise yourself with the interface with a little help from our article, you'll see that daily tasks like copying or deleting files are executed much faster in CLI than when done graphically and when you dig even deeper into the command line, it'll show you it's true power with scripts and the like.

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Command line tips - Finding files; Part 1: By Name

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There is always a time when working with the CLI that you will want to find a set of files by name, such as all JPEG images. The `find` command lets you do this and more. Let’s jump into the basic structure of a find command:

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25 useful commands in Linux/UNIX:

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Title say it all...

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Linux command line

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Linux has come a long way in the past two years. Today much of what needs to be done on a Linux machine can be done using a mouse and a little pointing and clicking. Occasionally, however, there are things that still require a little under-the-hood tinkering, where a rudimentary understanding of the command line comes in handy.

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Weekly tip: how to get the best out of the history command in GNU/Linux

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Anybody who has used the command line extensively to navigate, understand and configure GNU/Linux will know that in the course of a few months’ work it is possible to build up an extensive history of used commands. This necessitates some pro-active management to get the best out of it. Here are some tips to make the most of the history command.

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Howto: Verify Downloaded Linux / BSD DVD or CD ISO images for integrity

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You need to verify that that downloaded Linux DVD or ISO images are intact before you burn and use them. This is security feature. But how do you verify ISO images?

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 7 years 3 weeks ago
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Learn the Linux command line

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Eight must-know Linux commands that will turn any Linux novice into an apparent command line guru. Go on. Impress your friends and family.

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Linux Tips for Newbies - Command Line

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Today’s “Newbie Tip” is learning some basics about the “Command Line Interface” or as it’s mostly referred to, “Command Line”. The command line gives the user the ability to interact with the operating system by typing via a text terminal.

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