Command Line Case Study: Getting There, Getting Around (and some more often-unspoken basics)

If you've ever wanted to get behind the graphical user interface (the GUI, pronounced "gooey") of your computer and see a little more of what's going on, you should explore the command line. What is the command line? If you're like me, your first exposure was probably the black terminal screen and garish green pixelated text …

Linux command a day?

Having had this netbook running ubuntu natty for a while, and having experienced the pains of not knowing how to do x, y, or z without fumbling about blindly in a maze alternating command line with google searches for "how to..." or "linux command reference kill," I am contemplating starting a command-a-day series. My goal …