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Revision as of 17:23, 5 October 2020

Video


Quiz

1. Which one is the top directory in Linux?

/
/home
C:\


2. The command cd without arguments : if you start in var/log/ and run cd with no arguments, what do you expect will happen?

Nothing it stays in /var/log/
It goes to your home directory
It goes to the filesystem root
The shell stops having a working directory
It’s an error
The shell prompt turns into a shark and eats you


Warning:  no undo and make sure what you want to do (page 48)


Exercises in Terminal (slide 49)

1. Go to a specific subfolder of a folder (example: cd Documents/courses/ ) and get back to the home directory using cd command. List 3 different ways to do it using one command. check after every action your path with pwd command.
2. Go to the directory /tmp and jump between /tmp and your home directory back and forth. check after every action your path with pwd command.
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