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CLI Plugin


CLI is a command line program that accepts text input to execute operating system functions. In the 1970s and 1980s, command line input was commonly used by Unix systems and PC systems like MS-DOS and Apple DOS. Today, with graphical user interfaces (GUI), most users never use command-line interfaces (CLI). However, CLI is still used by software developers and system administrators to configure computers, install software and access features that are not available in the graphical interface.