Old vs new Linux


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Just curious ... how many still use the "old" linux commands to do certain things.

chkconfig vs systemctl
ifup, ifdown vs nmcli conn up, nmcli conn down
iptables vs firewall-cmd or ufw
docker vs podman
ifconfig vs ip addr

there are more... but these are the most commonly used ones I think.
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I use the old ways which is what I learned in the beginning and find no reason to change.

I have no problems using the command terminal and sometimes for some things it's the best / only way.

Several different ways from start to finish with the same end result so use what you are most comfortable with.


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I still use old cmd's to get a number of things done.

ls -la
ls dir
rm -r and many others.

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