Tag Archives: command line interface

How to Install Terminator, a Linux Terminal Emulator on Steroids

There is a default terminal emulator (or terminal for short) that come pre-installed in every Linux distro. The terminal is the command-line interface through which you can type in commands and carry out other text manipulation on Linux. This is so irrespective of the fact that many modern Linux distros support very beautiful and intuitive graphical user interface for every day Linux use cases.… Read More »

HOW TO COMPRESS AND DECOMPRESS FILES IN LINUX: bzip2 and bunzip2

COMPRESSING and decompressing files are now normal activities a computer user engages in from time to time. Especially now that there are increase in the amount and frequencies with which information is being shared around the world, in various formats and mostly large in size. And the internet have proven to be a very reliable… Read More »

The Linux Shell – in a nutshell

Many computer users that are used to point-and-click computer graphic interfaces might find it not comforting and hence be turned down when the idea of using a shell or the Linux command line interface (CLI) – something that is somewhat similar to, but way better than, the command line utility (cmd) found in Microsoft Windows… Read More »