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Old 11-21-2008, 06:38 AM   #1
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what is the similarity between linux commands and dos commands


what is the similarity between linux commands and dos commands?
 
Old 11-21-2008, 06:43 AM   #2
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This is effectively a double post of http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...nd-dos-685131/ and reported as such
 
Old 11-21-2008, 06:45 AM   #3
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Completely casual if any at all.

If you want to know the "equivalent" command for a given dos command, just ask.
 
Old 11-21-2008, 10:52 AM   #4
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search google for 'Linux vs DOS' you'll find tons of pages showing the relationship between DOS commands and UNIX/Linux commands
 
Old 11-21-2008, 10:57 AM   #5
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kamal;

Your behavior patterns are going to get you in trouble very soon. This is the second time you have posted a new thread with the same question as a previous one.

In addition to reporting for closure, I'm entering an infraction.
 
Old 11-21-2008, 11:41 AM   #6
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The question could be ... homework.

Suffice it to say: both DOS and Linux (and every other system you can name) have some kind of "command-line shell environment." (Linux, of course, has several to choose from.)

It used to be that Windows started in a pure-shell environment and then fired off a "win" command from there. It doesn't do that anymore, but it still has a shell, called "cmd" or "command."

The commands are always "very similar but different." Some commands consciously try to mimic other ones. Each one has its own lineage and history, though... stretching back over 30 years now. (Ah yes. Not so long ago, really. Ahem...)

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Old 11-21-2008, 09:54 PM   #7
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You already have a similar thread, so this one is closed.
 
  


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