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NewsForge: CLI for Noobies: Everything's a File

Nov 10, 2003, 13:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"This is the third and final file-related article in the Linux CLI for noobies series. But before we remove our GUI water-wings and dive into the CLI end of the pool to solve the final file mystery, we'll do a quick recap of the series to-date to make sure everyone is up-to-snuff. I also want to take this opportunity to give a shout-out to our friends at Microsoft who are underlining the importance of getting out of the GUI box occasionally and feeling the power of CLI by deciding to 'invent' a CLI for Leghorn. Or is that Foghorn? Whatever, it is the name Microsoft is using for their new vaporware OS. It's scheduled to launch in three years, so if the history of MS operating system launches are any guide, it should be here by 2009. And what a compliment that MS calls it 'monad.' Redmond touting the benefits of a CLI? Amazing. Who knows, maybe their lead designers have been among the noobies learning from this series all along..."

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