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Free Software Magazine: Who Needs the Command Line? (Well, Actually, We All Do)

Dec 19, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"As you might have guessed this is going to be a brazen and shameless plug for the command line. I write it to throw in my tuppence-worth after my own Linux experiences. I am also concerned about a new generation of users coming to GNU/Linux without a proper understanding of the underlying reasons for its superiority over Windows but this not a blow by blow comparison.

"Since I began using GNU/Linux the desktop has made enormous advances and recently, with the imminent release of Windows Vista hoving into view there has been some understandable hubris in an attempt to show that if Vista is going to have it the Linux desktop probably already has it: 3D desktop, wobbly windows and rotating cubes..."

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