Summary1:28 with Jay McGavren
You've had to learn a syntax that's unique and sometimes strange. But the hard part's over! Now you should have a solid foundation for your future work in the terminal.
Thanks for joining us on this tour of the terminal!
- We've shown you how to issue commands in the shell.
- We've seen how to pass options and other arguments to commands:
ls -a mall/
- We've seen convenient shortcuts, like command history.
- As well as how to use tab completion to complete commands and arguments.
- We've learned how to switch between directories:
- And how directories are used to compose relative paths:
- As well as absolute paths:
- We've learned about shortcuts for directories.
.refers to the current directory:
..refers to the parent directory:
- And how
~refers to the current user's home directory:
- We've seen how to use the shell's wildcard expansion to work with a group of files at once:
- We've learned how to view the contents of files using the
- We've seen how to copy, move, and delete files and directories:
mv cart.txt park/
- And we've learned how to review details of these various programs using the built-in manual:
Noah Veltman has created a murder mystery you can solve in the shell.
You can level up your shell skills using this guide.
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