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File and directory management 311
Topic B: File management
This topic covers the following CompTIA exam objectives for Linux+ [Powered by
LPI] Certification, LX0-101 and LX0-102 exams.
# Objective
103.1 Work on the command line
Use single shell commands and one line command sequences to perform basic tasks on the
command line
Invoke commands inside and outside the defined path
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
echo
pwd
103.3 Perform basic file management
Copy, move and remove files and directories individually
Copy multiple files and directories recursively
Remove files and directories recursively
Use simple and advanced wildcard specifications
Using find to locate and act on files based on type, size, or time
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
cp
find
mkdir
mv
ls
rm
rmdir
touch
file
file globbing
103.4 Use streams, pipes and redirects
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
tee
312 CompTIA Linux+ Certification, Powered by LPI
# Objective
103.8 Perform basic file editing operations using vi
Navigate a document using vi
Use basic vi modes
Insert, edit, delete, copy and find text
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
vi
/, ?
h, j, k, l
i, o, a
c, d, p, y, dd, yy
ZZ, :w!, :q!, :e!
104.6 Create and change hard and symbolic links
Create links
Identify hard and/or softlinks
Copying versus linking files
Use links to support system administration tasks
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
ln
104.7 Find system files and place files in the correct location
Understand the correct locations of files under the FHS
Find files and commands on a Linux system
Know the location and purpose of important files and directories as defined in the FHS
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
find
locate
updatedb
whereis
which
/etc/updatedb.conf
105.2 Customize or write scripts
Test return values for success or failure or other information provided by a command
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
test
110.1 Perform security administration tasks
The following is a partial list of the used files, terms, and utilities:
find

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