command line work

Neil hok.krat at
Thu Oct 9 06:43:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 7:11 AM, Mario Vukelic <mario.vukelic at> wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-10-05 at 10:49 -0500, David Clark wrote:
>> I am now comfortable enough with Ubuntu that I want to venture out of
>> the GUI. I come from a command line background-back to DOS 4 (yuck)
>> So where do I begin?
> Some of the guides here: (e.g., Bash Guide
> for Beginners)
> Some chapters from Rutebook. Install the package rutebook from the
> Ubuntu repositories, then open /usr/share/doc/rutebook/html/index.html
> in your browser (or open /usr/share/doc/rutebook/rute.pdf.gz in Evince)
> There are many other things you can do, but I think these will keep you
> busy for a while :)
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You could buy the Bash Cookbook. I heard it was a perfect book to
start commandline (bash) work and ventures far into the scripting
domain (where you'll probably want to go someday).

I bought it a couple of weeks back but haven't had the time to start with it.

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