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A command-line murder mystery

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The Command Line Murders

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There's been a murder in Terminal City, and TCPD needs your help.

To figure out whodunit, you need access to a command line.

Once you're ready, clone this repo, or download it as a zip file.

Open a Terminal, go to the location of the files, and start by reading the file 'instructions'.

One way you can do this is with the command:

cat instructions

To get started on how to use the command line, open or cheatsheet.pdf (from the command line, you can type 'nano').

Don't use a text editor to view any files except these instructions, the cheatsheet, and hints.

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