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 ===== CLI Offers You Choice ===== ===== CLI Offers You Choice =====
  
-A program that provides a command line interface is called a ''​shell''​ and is loaded when a user logs in to a system. The default shell in Slackware is called ''​Bash''​ (Bourne-again shell). Although other shells will be briefly discussed in [[howtos:​cli_manual:​shells|Chapter 3]], the CLI manual will focus predominantly on Bash, the most common shell on today'​s Linux systems. Once you've started the X window system, you can access the shell via ''​virtual terminals''​ which can be opened by pressing <​key>​Alt</​key>​+<​key>​F2</​key>​ through <​key>​F6</​key>​ (the 7th being the current X session). ​+A program that provides a command line interface is called a ''​shell''​ and is loaded when a user logs in to a system. The default shell in Slackware is called ''​Bash''​ (Bourne-again shell). Although other shells will be briefly discussed in [[.shells|Chapter 3]], the CLI manual will focus predominantly on Bash, the most common shell on today'​s Linux systems. Once you've started the X window system, you can access the shell via ''​virtual terminals''​ which can be opened by pressing <​key>​Alt</​key>​+<​key>​F2</​key>​ through <​key>​F6</​key>​ (the 7th being the current X session). ​
  
 ===== Terminals ===== ===== Terminals =====
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 ====== Chapter Navigation ====== ====== Chapter Navigation ======
  
-**Next Chapter: [[howtos:​cli_manual:​first_steps|First Steps]]**+**Next Chapter: [[.first_steps|First Steps]]**
  
  

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