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Linux Jargon Buster: What are GUI, CLI and TUI in Linux?

Nov 03, 2020, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Abhishek Prakash)

When you start using Linux and follow Linux-based websites and forums, you’ll often come across terms like GUI, CLI and sometimes TUI. This chapter of Linux Jargon Buster briefly explains these terms so that you as a (new) Linux user can understand the context better when these acronyms are used. To be honest, the terms like GUI, CLI or TUI are not exclusive to Linux. These are generic computing terms and you’ll find them used in non-Linux discussions as well.

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