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command

Etymology: L, commendare, to protect
an order given to the computer to execute a specific instruction, such as a code that evokes a particular program or performs a particular function.

command,

n the portion of a computer-related instruction that specifies the operation to be performed. A term used with hardware operations.
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From tape backup to batch FTP transfers and distribution of sensitive materials to partners, PGP Command Line provides enterprises with robust encryption capabilities for their automated data processing applications.
WinRAR's main features are very strong general and multimedia compression, solid compression, archive protection from damage, processing of ZIP and other non-RAR archives, scanning archives for viruses, programmable self-extracting archives(SFX), authenticity verification, NTFS and Unicode support, strong AES encryption, support of multivolume archives, command line and graphical interface, drag-and-drop facility, wizard interface, theme support and Windows x64 shell integration.
PGP Command Line builds on the PGP Universal[TM] Encryption Platform that enables customers to utilize the PGP "deploy-once" architecture regardless of the chosen PGP encryption application.
com/ (that's your first Web address) into the command line.
ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 CLI for Linux provides developers with control of ABBYY text recognition and document conversion processes through command line access.
With PGP Command Line, customers can quickly integrate encryption into existing mainframe applications to help secure customer, partner, employee, and other confidential data.
13 /PRNewswire/ -- PGP Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data security and encryption solutions, today announced PGP(R) Command Line for IBM(R) zSeries(R) and IBM(R) iSeries(TM) to deliver proven PGP encryption to mainframe and mid-range platforms.
Both CUPS and PDQ offer the UNIX and Linux user graphical interfaces as alternatives to the arcane command line prompt commands associated with printing in these systems.
A hot backup must contain the following elements in order to meet the criteria stated above: LAN-free backup, server-free backup, the ability to integrate multiple applications, and a script-based command line to facilitate management of backup.
Stronger command line functionality with command switches for power users and IT pros has also been added due to popular demand.
This syntax guide for Microsoft Windows 7 provides a collection of practical command line examples for system administrators.
Consultant and application developer Mueller introduces developers, system administrators and other computer users to the Windows command line and explains how it can be used to accomplish a vast array of administrative tasks.