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Moving to Linux®: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye! Second Edition by Marcel Gagné

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Chapter 5. Konquering Your World

Anyone who has ever had a system crash without a handy backup of his or her files knows that nothing is more important than data. Other than playing games (and even there), computers are about storing and dealing with information. That's why getting a good hang of working with that data—moving, copying, renaming, and deleting it—is vitally important to getting comfortable in your Linux world.

That means it is time to revisit your new old friend, Konqueror.

Files, Directories, and the Root of All Things

There's a saying in the Linux world that “everything is a file” (a comment attributed to Ken Thompson, the developer of UNIX). That includes directories. Directories are just files with lists of files inside them. All ...

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