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TechRepublic/ZDNet Australia: Mimic DOS Commands in Linux

Jul 21, 2004, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Sheesley)

If you're an IT support professional who's comfortable with working at the command prompt in Windows, you might quickly find yourself lost when you first open a command line in Linux. Most of the familiar DOS commands you grew up with don't exist in Linux. So you find yourself facing the daunting task of learning and remembering a whole new set of commands.

"As an alternative, you can take advantage of the flexibility inherent in the Linux command shell and create scripts that allow you to emulate DOS commands in a Linux environment. Here's how..."

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