Why Use a Command Line Instead of a GUI?

Silicon Valley Linux Users Group
3 Novenber 1999

Jerry Peek
Scriptics Corporation
jpeek@jpeek.com

Summary: As Linux gets GUI-er, you might be surprised how much faster and more powerful the plain old command line (with a % or $ prompt) can be in many cases. When should you type instead of clicking?

You can get these slides online at
http://www.jpeek.com/talks/svlug_19991103/

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