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Gazeek.com: The Complete Linux Introduction--Part 1

Feb 08, 2007, 06:15 (1 Talkback[s])

"If you are comfortable at the DOS prompt, you should see a lot of similarities in Linux; if most of your experience has been in Windows, the command line may seem a little awkward at first.

"Remember that Linux has an hierarchical, unified filesystem (directories within directories; and files, directories, and device drivers are treated as files), supports 256-character filenames (avoid symbols and punctuation except for the dot (.) and note that you can have more than one nonadjacent dots in the filename--e.g., this.is.okay). All command line entries are case sensitive. Also note that Linux uses the slash (/) rather than the backslash () you've been using in DOS..."

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