Chapter 6. File Systems and Commands

Terms you’ll need to understand:


File System Heirarchy Standard

Hidden files



Root / directory

Special bits

Techniques you’ll need to master:

Understanding file system structure

Navigating a file system

Viewing and identifying file objects

Moving, copying, and managing file objects

Creating, removing, and managing directory objects

Creating boot disks

Searching for objects

Using hard and symbolic links

Changing and modifying permissions and ownership

Configuring quotas

File System Overview

The file system’s structure starts with the root of the file system, which is denoted by the forward slash character (/). Every item on the file system is accessible by a single unique path from the ...

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