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How can one determine the instruction to launch an application or access a file through an application in the Linux operating system?

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answered 2022-04-30 03:00:00 +0000

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There are several ways to determine the instruction to launch an application or access a file through an application in the Linux operating system:

  1. Command Line Interface (CLI): In the Linux command line interface, you can use different commands to launch an application or access a file through an application. For example, to launch the Gedit text editor, you can use the command "gedit" followed by the file name you want to edit.

  2. Graphical User Interface (GUI): In the Linux graphical user interface, you can click on the application icon to launch it or use the "Open" or "Save" dialog boxes to access files through an application.

  3. System Menu: Most Linux distributions have a system menu that lists all installed applications. You can navigate through the menu to find the application you want to launch or use the search function to locate it.

  4. Application Launcher: Linux desktop environments have an application launcher that provides a search bar to quickly find the application you want to launch.

  5. Man pages: In Linux operating system, the "man" utility provides a manual for all installed commands and applications. You can use the command "man <command or="" application="" name="">" to access the manual and learn how to properly launch an application or access a file through that application.

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