command line interface

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Noun1.command line interface - a user interface in which you type commands instead of choosing them from a menu or selecting an icon
user interface, interface - (computer science) a program that controls a display for the user (usually on a computer monitor) and that allows the user to interact with the system
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By the time I had finished the first few chapters, I was able to create and delete files inside what Windows users refer to as the command-line interface.
The products are easy to install, offering both an easy-to-use web-based interface called Array Pilot and a command-line interface.
As the software becomes more flexible and capable, the list of commands becomes longer and the command-line interface becomes more complex and difficult to learn.
The issue lies in the power of these packages; as the software becomes more flexible and capable, the list of commands becomes longer and the command-line interface becomes more complex and difficult to learn.
The new release also includes multiple advances to NetScaler's graphical user interface (GUI) and command-line interface (CLI), making policy management even more intuitive and enabling application delivery policy management by non-networking specialists.
Other management options include the ability to configure a switch through a Web browser or through a command-line interface, or CLI, for users familiar with this Cisco feature.
In the three video labs, Odom walks users through basic CCNA configuration tasks, including navigating router and switch command-line interface, static and connected routes, and NAT overload (PAT).

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