What is the bzdiff command in Linux

Short Bytes: Linux distributions can leverage an extensive range of commands to accomplish various tasks. For most Linux distros, Bash (bourne again shell) is the default command-line interface or shell used to execute these commands. In this A to Z list of Linux commands, we have tried to include as many commands as possible which can be run using bash.

CLIs (command-line interface) have existed since ages. We can find their roots in the first instance of CLI built for “interfacing with computers over teletype machines in the 1950s.” It allows a user to interact with the system, taking character-based command inputs from the keyboard or a script. However, CLI is just an interface, the main task is done by a program called command language interpreter.

In the past, we compiled the list of commands for the CMD command-line interpreter in Microsoft Windows, you can take a look at it below:

Also Read: The Ultimate A to Z List Of Windows CMD Commands You Need To Know

It’s a known fact that the command line interface (CLI), also known as the shell, is an integral part of the digital lives of various Linux users even when the graphical desktop environments on Linux systems have become quite user-friendly.

The first piece of text you see when you land on the shell is called prompt. It signifies system’s readiness to execute commands. The shell is accessed using the Terminal – a hardware device used to input data into, and displaying device from. However, the terminal application you see on your Linux systems is an emulator that replicates the jobs of a real-world terminal.