Nano is a lightweight text editor that's good to be familiar with. This video briefly discusses nano.
- [Instructor] On some Linux distributions and on macOS,…there's another text editor called nano.…You can also install it on other distros.…It's quite a bit simpler than vim,…so some people prefer it,…though it does lack some of the power user features…that vim enthusiasts will miss.…We'll take a quick look here…and I encourage you to explore…the course Learning Nano for more details.…I'll type nano to launch nano.…Already, you can see that nano…is a little bit more user-friendly than vim,…going so far as to list some common commands right…at the bottom of the screen.…
The caret character, the little upward angle,…represents the ctrl key.…So these combinations are ctrl + g for help,…ctrl + o to write out or save the file and so on.…I'll write some text here.…Our usual text navigation shortcuts work here too.…Ctrl + a to move to the beginning of the line,…ctrl + e to move to the end,…and I'll use ctrl + o to save the file,…and it prompts me for a name.…That's a little friendlier than vim.…
I'll call it new2.txt and hit enter.…
- Recognize what the characters “-h” represent in the statement “df –h/home/alice/Documents”.
- Explain how to recall a previous command in Bash.
- Identify what the command “ls -l” will show.
- Recall what is needed to use the find command to look for files by name, size, and so on.
- List the two modes file permissions can be set to.
- Recall why many command line tools are intended to be used in pipes with other commands.
- Explain what the command “grep -E "" report.txt” will show.
- Identify what the “>” symbol is often used for.
Skill Level Beginner
Learning SQL Server Development on Linuxwith Joey D'Antoni1h 54m Intermediate
What you should know1m 51s
1. Setting Up Your Environment
2. Command-Line Basics
3. Files, Folders, and Permissions
4. Common Command-Line Tasks and Tools
5. A Peek at Some More Advanced Topics
Next steps1m 28s
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