Command Line Interpreter

Some articles on command line interpreter, command, command line, interpreter:

Comspec
... the environment variables used in MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows, which normally points to the command line interpreter, which is by default command.com in MS-DOS or cmd.exe in Windows NT ... ComSpec can be displayed by typing SET COMSPEC at the command prompt ... by default points to the full path of the command line interpreter ...
Operating System Command-line Interfaces
... Operating system (OS) command line interfaces are usually distinct programs supplied with the operating system ... A program that implements such a text interface is often called a command-line interpreter, command processor or shell ... term 'shell', often used to describe a command-line interpreter, can be in principle any program that constitutes the user-interface, including fully graphically oriented ones—for example ...

Famous quotes containing the words interpreter, command and/or line:

    The best interpreter of the law is custom.
    Marcus Tullius Cicero (106–43 B.C.)

    I had now formed a clear and settled opinion, that the people of America were well warranted to resist a claim that their fellow-subjects in the mother-country should have the entire command of their fortunes, by taxing them without their consent.
    James Boswell (1740–1795)

    This wild night, gathering the washing as if it were flowers
    animal vines twisting over the line and
    slapping my face lightly, soundless merriment
    in the gesticulations of shirtsleeves ...
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)