This video provides a quick overview of common folders you'll see on a Linux installation. Explore the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard and learn about the filesystem.
- [Instructor] We can get a lot done…working with files in our home folder.…But as you explore working with the command line,…you'll probably come across the need…to look at or work with files in other parts of the system.…Most Linux distros follow a standard…called the filesystem hierarchy standard…which defines where certain kinds of files…are stored on the filesystem.…Having files like configurations, binaries, and so on…in predictable locations is important…to the operability of software across distros.…Let's take a quick look at the standard for the filesystem…to better understand how things are organized.…
The filesystem starts with root represented by a slash.…Root is the highest level of the organizational hierarchy…of the filesystem.…Each system only has one filesystem,…and everything else, folders, external hard drives,…network shares, is represented within it.…At the next level of the hierarchy…are a handful of specific folders…defined by the filesystem hierarchy standard.…Home, we've already seen.…
- 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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