GUI and Command line Interface Common use
I’ll show how you can use the GUI and Command line Interface Common use, IE how you get the benefits of these two interfaces.
Graphical user interface benefits, Ease to use with windows and icons by a mouse, ease to view many windows and tasks at once.
Command line Interface benefits, Speed to do a task and get something done much faster.
Used in this case, ImageMagick command line and GUI
Convert all images in a file folder, from png to jpg format with a single command.
Tip: NEVER hustle the original images, but work only with COPYs. For learning and testing, create a TEST folder, and copy there some pictures 5 to 10 pics. Where you can test this Image Converter, without fear that you destroy valuable pictures.
Right click the folder where the images are and select Open in Terminal.
Terminal opens the subdirectory to the right folder, (~/Dropbox/Linux Mint/Linux Mint 12/Cinnamon/Linux Commands Together with Nautilus GUI File Manager/screenshots $) copy there the next command and press Enter.
mogrify -format jpg *.png
mogrify -resize 50% *.jpg
Remember that all jpg files are resized.
If this ImageMagick program is not by default in your Linux operating system, you can install it with the Terminal using the following command
sudo apt-get install imagemagick
I’ve also done one other instruction where is also Graphical user interface and Command line Interface Common use Google Chrome Installation Error
You can use these two interfaces in many tasks when you use Linux operating systems.
Command line Interface is a text prompt which you can enter different commands.
Graphical user interface is Windowed Applications.