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More on LinuxToday Top 10 Linux Console Applications

Apr 27, 2005, 07:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael M. Murphree)

"System administrators regularly work from the command line, but there's more to the console than managing servers. You can do most desktop work from the console, and generally faster than you can accomplish work from a graphical user interface. You can even have a basic office suite, complete with a word processor, spreadsheet, and presentation program, all in the absence of a GUI. Here are 10 applications to try.

"It may seem like cheating, but think of GNU Screen as a window manager for the console. I found it to be much more usable than the multiple TTYs normally spawned by Linux..."

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