Command Line

Chris Hallsworth christopherhallsworth71 at
Tue May 20 18:13:08 UTC 2008

Ah ok, so it's for programming purposes then? I thought they did things to 
the operating system, similar to Windows command shell. Thanks for the 
pointer, I'll check that out.

Why not join my Blind Hobbyist group? To join, send a blank message to 
blind-hobbyist-subscribe at Thanks, Chris
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mario Vukelic" <mario.vukelic at>
To: "Ubuntu user technical support,not for general discussions" 
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Sent: Tuesday, May 20, 2008 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: Command Line

> On Tue, 2008-05-20 at 18:35 +0100, Chris Hallsworth wrote:
>> Hi all, I'm sorry for the vague subject line, but I keep hearing things 
>> like
>> / and stuff that sounds like Jibberish to me.
> Be aware that none of this is required in regular, mainstream operation
> of the system. Many kinds of users hang out on this list and ask
> questions, and some of them want to learn how to program, compile
> applications, and to even more arcane things.
>> Using Ubuntu 8.04,
>> where can I find out all these commands?
> Can I just refer you to this post of mine if you want to become a Linux
> expert?
>> Are there any resources on the web?
> Cute question ;)
> See above link for pointers.
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