Linux Vocabulary for the New Linux User
If you’re just starting out with using Linux then chances are you’ve probably seen or heard a few Linux terms that you don’t recognize. It’s typical that when you ask, or search, for help on the Internet for Linux, you’ll see some of the following terms. I’ve put them in one place for you so that the next time you see a Linux vocabulary word you don’t know, you can check back here.
APT - Advanced Packaging Tool. APT simplifies the process of managing packages on Linux by automating the retrieval, configuration and installation. Generally, you’ll find APT on a Debian or Ubuntu distro.
Bash - Bourne Again Shell is generally the default shell in most Linux distributions. When someone refers to a shell or the command line the Bash shell is usually what they are referring to.