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Sep 22, 2005, 07:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"Oldtyme Unix and Linux geeks love to rail endlessly about the wonders of the command line, and the perfect awfulness of graphical interfaces for system administration. It is true that the full power of an operating system is found at the command line, and that it is difficult for a GUI to include all the available command options and script-ability of the CLI. And running X Window on a server is rather silly--a waste of system resources and unnecessary complexity.

"But different folks are comfortable with different tools--for example, I can't imagine trying to get along without a graphical file browser..."

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