The terminal is text-based, so it's helpful to learn how to quickly move text around. This video covers some common keyboard shortcuts.
- [Instructor] Before we move on …- [Instructor] Before we move on to more specific commands,… to more specific commands, there's a few …there's a few other helpful things to know about… other helpful things to know … about working at the Command Line. …working at the command line.… The first is Tab completion. … Tab completion is a feature of the Bash shell, … and many others too, and it let's you … skip typing out a whole file name or folder name …typing out a whole file name or folder name… when you're working at the Command Line. …when you're working in the command line.…It looks at all the information it has so far… It looks at all the information it has so far, …and makes a guess about what you mean.… and makes a guess about what you mean. … For example, I can type ls -l De and press Tab, …For example, I can type ls dash l de…and press tab and it completes the line with desktop.…
and it completes the line with Desktop. … I'll press Ctrl+C to cancel that command. …Now I'll type ls dash l do.…
- 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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