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Practical Introduction to the Command Line
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Practical Introduction to the Command Line

Taught in English

Stanimira Vlaeva

Instructor: Stanimira Vlaeva

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Beginner level

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2 hours
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(369 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • You'll understand and distinguish between the fundamental terms - terminal emulator, shell, bash, command line, and prompt.

  • You'll know how to effectively manipulate files and directories through the command line.

  • You'll Learn how to apply your knowledge of the command line to solve day-to-day problems.

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Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.5

(369 reviews)

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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. Task 1: Terminal, Bash, Command Line and Prompt

  2. Task 2: Execute Commands and Escape

  3. Task 3: Navigate and Explore

  4. Task 4: Create Files and Directories

  5. Task 5: Write, Read and Concatenate

  6. Task 6: Options and Chaining Commands with Pipes

  7. Task 7: Copy, Move and Remove Files

Recommended experience

Basic knowledge in any programming language is recommended.

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4.3 (26 ratings)
Stanimira Vlaeva
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  • Skill-based, hands-on learning

    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

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    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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