The Mac comes with the Bash shell, and you can use it to follow this course. Find out how to get to Bash on a Mac.
- [Instructor] You can follow along with most of this…course just using the terminal application on your Mac.…MacOS is derived from BSD, which owes its heritage…more directly to UNIX than Linus does.…So, there are a lot of similarities…in the design of the operating system…and in the tools that are provided with it.…One of the tools included with macOS is the Bash shell.…In this course, a lot of what we'll be doing…centers on the Bash shell and standard tools…that are included both in Linux distros and in macOS.…But a Mac is not a Linux machine.…
It just looks a lot like one with some really nice graphics.…In order to follow along on a Mac,…open up your applications folder…and find the utilities folder.…In there, open up the terminal application.…And there's your command line shell, running Bash.…From here, you can download the exercise files…for this course with git, by typing git clone.…Git colon, slash, slash.…Github.com/scottsimpson/commandlinebasics.…
You may be prompted to install…some software when you do this.…
- 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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