The Linux Filesystem Hiererarchy Standard (FHS) defines which directories a system should have and their intended use. Learning this hierarchy will help us understand Linux.
- [Instructor] The Linux filesystem is extensive…and has many, many directories.…Due to the nature of Linux,…some distributions place common files…in different locations.…However, there's a filesystem hierarchy standard…that CentOS tries to follow.…The slash directory is a special one…because every file in the operating system…is nested under this one directory.…A lot of people call this the root directory…because it's at the root of the file system.…I'll call it slash or the top-level directory…to keep confusion with the /root directory…to a minimum.…
The /bin directory has simple commands, such as ls and cat.…Boot loader files are stored in /boot.…This would be the kernel and the boot loader that starts it.…In our case, the boot loader is GRUB,…which is short for Grand Unified Bootloader.…The /dev directory is where our device files are stored.…A device file is an interface to the system's hardware…through a device driver.…Device files don't have to be hardware though.…They can be character devices…that either input or output characters.…
- Learning Linux command syntax
- Getting help on the CLI and GUI
- Finding help online
- Using basic commands
- Navigating file systems
- Editing text
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1. Getting Help
2. Using Basic Commands
3. Navigating File Systems
4. Editing Text
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