Getting comfortable with Linux files and directories
Some practical examples of ls command are shown below. To open the last edited file in the current directory use the combination of ls and head commands as shown below. In the example above the hyphen - in the 1st character indicates that this is a normal file. Following are the possible file type options in the 1st character of the ls -l output.
Act now to take on climate change. Answer the call. This tutorial grounds you in the basic Linux commands for manipulating files and directories. Learn to:. You can add more branches to this tree by mounting them and remove them by unmounting them. Mounting and unmounting is covered in the tutorial on Mounting and unmounting of filesystems. This series of tutorials helps you learn Linux system administration tasks.