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Old 09-10-2011, 06:13 AM   #1
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Question Linux shell starter or Terminal

Dear Sirs,

I wonder if you could give me TIPS handling Terminal commands for example guide to prepare my hdisk, dealing with kinds of partitions and the likes......etc...

thanks, jkim
Old 09-10-2011, 07:09 AM   #2
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Hello jkim,

if I've understood your question correctly, you may find help here: and additionally I'd recommend to read the manpage for fdisk or cfdisk. This means execute
man fdisk
in a terminal.

Old 09-10-2011, 07:27 AM   #3
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Do you mean something like this?
edit: whoops Sorry Markus, I somehow missed your reply. Great minds think alike, eh?

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Old 09-11-2011, 12:55 AM   #4
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thank you so much for your reply I'm going to practice the CMD (ask what windows abbreviated) and memorize the so much appreciated............thanks, jkim

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Originally Posted by jkim View Post
the CMD (ask what windows abbreviated)
I don't understand. What do you mean?

Anyway, there is no "CMD" (whatever that is) in Linux. There's a terminal (a program that lets you read an write text to a program), a shell (a program that interprets your commands and runs them), and command line applications.

Last edited by MTK358; 09-11-2011 at 08:26 AM.


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