More Bash Features

The bash shell includes a great many more features that make it easy—or possible—for you to perform your tasks.

Location, location, location

For starters, if you don't know where you are already because you added information to your prompt, you can find out!

To find out where you are:

At the command prompt, type pwd.
Press Enter. Your current location is displayed (Figure 10.22).
Figure 10.22. You can enter pwd to find out where you are.

To list the files in the current directory:

At the command prompt, type ls.
Press Enter. The files in your current directory that are not hidden are listed (Figure 10.23).
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