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Why Terminal?
Authored by: kikjou on Apr 01, '09 12:57:09PM

Because once you have learned a little Unix, it is much more elegant and not as crash-prone as a GUI application. For admins: terminal commands can be implemented through ssh, that is remotely, even over a dialup connection while you are at the North Pole. And it does not require specific software to be installed. Speed: deleting or copying files is considerably faster on the command line than in the Finder, and so are other terminal commands with a GUI equivalent.



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