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Re: Iggdrasil, a new amazing screenreader

The screen command will be your friend if you study it and learn to write
a good .screenrc file.

On Fri, 31 Dec 2021, john doe wrote:

> On 12/31/2021 2:37 AM, Mike Reiser wrote:
> >> I have thought about switching to just working in a console, but I worry
> >> about having to memorize a bunch of commands to do things.  in a graphical
> >> program, I can use keyboard commands to get around it mostly. Is this
> >> available in  console programs? Also, how can I have the documentation open
> >> in a web browser, so I can read it while learning the commands in the
> >> console? Thanks,
> >
> Yes, shortcuts in a graphical env could be aliases in the console or
> creating a shell function that does what you want.
> In the terminal, there is no need to use a browser as all documentation
> is available using the 'man' command.
> Going online might be useful if you want to research a specific
> question, have some example ...
> To me those two envs are not antagonist, the only difference between the
> CLI ('console') and a DE (desktop environment) is that with the CLI you
> can do what ever you want by providing options to a utility.
> In a grafical env, you are able to do what is  made available but in
> general you don't have access to all functionalities that the CLI offers.
> The advantage of Linux is that when you are stuck in a DE you always
> have the choise to fall back to the CLI!
> A visual environment is sometime easier and more friendly when sited
> help is needed.
> What suits you best is what is importent.
> --
> John Doe

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