Linux.com: Top 10 Linux Console Applications
Apr 27, 2005, 07:00 (11 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael M. Murphree)
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"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..."