Files and directories in the Linux filesystem

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In this Guided Project, you will:
2 hours
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this project, you will use Linux commands to traverse Linux directories and list files. You will also learn where certain files are stored, how to change permissions to allow access, and how to decide where files should reside. Linux is a popular operating system that is based on the Unix operating system. It has many distributions which have different interfaces for installing software, different user interfaces, and so on. Each distribution has a similar filesystem with directories used to house and organize files.

Skills you will develop

  • Linux Directory traversal

  • Hard Link

  • Linux Filesystem

  • Linux File Types

  • Soft Links

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