File and Directory Manipulation with Linux for IT Engineers

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Find out the path of the current directory, change it to another & list, create and delete folders and files.

Copy, move, search for Files, insert data, search for words and represent the first and last lines of a file.

Apply the SED and AWK commands with many formats.

Clock1 Hour
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to interact with the Linux command line, find out the path of the directory you’re working in and change your directory to any other directory by applying some basic commands like cd and pwd. Moreover, You will be able to list, create and delete folders and files across your Linux system. Finally you will be able to apply different techniques to manipulate files and directories by creating, reading and Moving them using touch, copy, mkdir, and rm commands and finally to use the SED and AWK commands . The command line is more powerful, flexible and helpful with Building Repeatable Data Processes. Also it is less resource-intensive because when you’re working with limited computing resources or simply want to maximize your speed, using the command line is virtually always going to be better than using a GUI because using a GUI means resources must be dedicated to rendering the graphical output. -This guided project is for people who are interested in learning Linux from Scratch. -Beginners who want to use Linux command line for basic tasks but don't know where to start. -Linux enthusiasts who don’t know how to use the command line. -People thinking about a career as a Linux system administrator or engineer, but need the basics first.

Skills you will develop

  • Linux
  • Operating System
  • Administration
  • Linux Command Line
  • CLI

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Interacting with the Linux command line and directories

  2. List, create and delete folders and files across your Linux system

  3. Copy files, move them and finally insert data into these files

  4. Search for a file inside your home directory, a word inside a file and represent the first and last lines of a file

  5. Apply the SED and AWK commands with many formats

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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