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<para>Now let's brief go over some of the essentials of day-to-day administration of an Adélie Linux system. These will be covered with more depth in later chapters.</para>
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<title>The shell environment</title>
<para>The <firstterm>shell environment</firstterm>, also called a terminal or console, is an interface where you type commands in to a command processor (the <firstterm>shell</firstterm>), and view the results of the command on your screen. Windows users may know this environment as a "Command Prompt". The shell environment is an essential part of administrating any Linux system. Adélie Linux is designed to make the shell environment easy to use while still providing you the ability to view and edit nearly every detail about your system.</para>
<para>The <firstterm>shell environment</firstterm>, also called a terminal or console, is an interface where you type commands in to a command processor (the <firstterm>shell</firstterm>), and view the results of the command on your screen. Windows users may know this environment as a "Command Prompt". The shell environment is an essential part of administrating any Linux system. Adélie Linux is designed to make the shell environment easy to use while still providing you with the ability to view and edit nearly every detail about your system.</para>
<para>The default interactive shell in the Adélie Linux system is the Z shell (zsh). This shell has many unique and powerful features, but by default, it works very similar to the widely-used Bash shell. When you start your shell, you will be greeted with a prompt similar to:</para>
<para><prompt><replaceable>yourname</replaceable> on <replaceable>computer-name</replaceable> ~ %</prompt></para>
<para>The prompt contains your username, the name of the computer you are currently logged in to, and your current directory. The "~" represents your home directory, where your personal files and settings are stored. This "~" will change as you move around the directories on your computer's hard disk. For example, if you type <command>cd Documents</command> to change to the Documents directory in your home directory, your prompt will then show:</para>
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