SearchEnterpriseLinux: Take Command of Your Linux Commands
Apr 07, 2004, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
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"What don't Windows admins know about managing
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