Chapter 6. Using Konqueror for File Management

Anyone who has ever had a system crash without a handy backup of their files knows that nothing is more important than data. 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 old friend, Konqueror.

Files, Directories, and the Root of All Things

As Ken Thompson, the developer of UNIX, once said, everything is a file. That includes directories. Directories are just files with files inside them. All of these files and directories are organized into a hierarchical file system, starting from the root ...

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