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Running Commands


In this video we will learn how to run commands from the console. We will see how options and arguments can be used to specify the behavior of the command we want to run.


  • ls (list files)
    • -l (prints long form of file list)
    • -a (show all files, including hidden files)
  • clear (clear the screen)