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Fundamentals of Linux by Oliver Pelz

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The Linux Filesystem

In the previous chapter, we introduced you to Linux files and folders by navigating the filesystem. In this chapter, we will learn how to work with, find, and change permissions and access to reading and editing files. We will expand our knowledge on this topic, define what a filesystem is, and show you important commands for working with files, such as copying and moving.

We'll walk you through the following concepts:

  • Understanding the filesystem
  • Working with file links
  • Searching for files
  • Working with users and groups
  • Working with file permissions
  • Working with text files
  • Working with VIM text editor

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