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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Take Command of Your Linux Commands

Apr 07, 2004, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)

[ Thanks to Michael S. Mimoso for this link. ]

"What don't Windows admins know about managing Linux?
Barrett: That the command line is your friend, not to be feared. Some Windows admins feel lost without a familiar GUI tool. Linux has a steep learning curve but once you're up to it, it's hard to look back. And once you are comfortable with the command-line tools and textual configuration files, you can script your system administration tasks very effectively. Scripting is so much more powerful on Linux, for sysadmin tasks or other purposes.

"What are the top five Linux commands IT admins should know and use?
Barrett: Whew, there are so many good ones, but here are five I use regularly..."

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