File Handling (Linux)
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|Title:||Introduction to Linux in HPC|
|Topic Area:||HPC Platforms|
|1. Background and History|
|2. The Command Line|
|3. Linux Directory Structure|
|5. Text display and search|
|6. Users and permissions|
|8. The vim text editor|
|9. Shell scripting|
|10. Environment variables|
|11. System configuration|
|12. SSH Connections|
|13. SSH: Graphics and File Transfer|
|14. Various tips|
This part of the tutorial will introduce how Linux deals with files and explain how to list, copy, move and find files in the directory structure.
|Warning:||The shell expands wildcards before they are passed as arguments! In some cases (for example, when using |
Exercises in Terminal
1. Use the find command to search for files, whose name ends with dat, in your home directory.
The complete command is
2. Use the find command to search for directories, whose name begins with test and ends with _dir, in your home directory.
The complete command is find $HOME -type d -name "test*_dir" find can be used to search files and directories. $HOME is your home directory. -type d means only directory (not file) will be shown. -name "test*_dir" specifies the required directory name, which begins with test and ends with _dir. The wild card * matches any characters in between.