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Old 12-05-2002, 03:28 PM   #1
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Terminals for dummies


Where can I find an overview of linux terminals?
I'd like smth about "for lammers", "for dummies" or smth similar
 
Old 12-05-2002, 03:35 PM   #2
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That all depends on what type of terminal you mean? Do you mean a text console program running on your machine? Do you mean 'what commads can I used in a terminal'? Or are you talking about external serial terminals, like the ones used in many libraries? Could you be a little more specific, please.
 
Old 12-05-2002, 03:40 PM   #3
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Sure.
I'm generally interested in its architecture and use.
I mean answer to a questions "I've got many tty-s in my /dev. What for? How can they help me in my work? How can I use them?"
 
Old 12-06-2002, 04:17 AM   #4
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I'd also like to know a few things like:

What sort of programs (specifics and in general) can I use to:

Browse the net (Lynx?)
mp3's, music
Text Documents (Vi?)

etc.

Thanks
 
Old 12-06-2002, 05:56 AM   #5
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Experiance sitting on virtual termainals by pressing
CTRL+ALT+F1 to CTRL+ALT+F6 (most probable default configuration)
 
  


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