Posts Tagged 'redirection'

Essential command line tools – A quick and dirty toolbox

Nowadays it’s all about the GUI.  Many people have never used the command line,  or are fearful of it. It’s that thing that nerds and geeks use isn’t it?  I don’t want to touch that,  it’s way too hard and I’m sure I’ll break something?  And the like.  Can’t you just download me a program that’ll do what I want?

It’s normal behaviour to avoid what we don’t know,  to be fearful of what we don’t understand,  to want to stay within our comfort zone,  to give up control and let someone else do it all for us.  But it needn’t be this way.  I’m going to outline below a small set of commands that will get you well on your way to being more productive in a short period of time.

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