randyjones717 wrote:"Bash is similar to DOS or CMD
Yes and no. DOS is actually an operating system named, shockingly, Disk Operating System, so scratch that one. The command line in modern Windows systems (CMD) is similar to the old command.com in DOS-based installations. Bash, B
ell, is one of the Linux command line shells and is far more powerful than the Windows command line.
randyjones717 wrote:Emacs and Vi are like Notepad
randyjones717 wrote:Shell scripting is like making a .Bat file
Pretty much, yes. Though bash scripts can be more robust than batch files, and more difficult to write in my opinion.
randyjones717 wrote:.EXE files in Linux have no extention
I want to say that by convention, the answer is yes. You can make just about any file in Linux an executable one, though. You'll get a better answer at the lecture.
randyjones717 wrote:ifconfig is like ipconfig
Check out the lecture... You'll learn a lot that will make your Linux experience a little more enjoyable.