3EXPLORING THE SYSTEM
Now that we know how to move around the file system, it’s time for a guided tour of our Linux system. Before we start, however, we’re going to learn some more commands that will be useful along the way.
ls List directory contents
file Determine file type
less View file contents
More Fun with ls
The ls command is probably the most used command, and for good reason. With it, we can see directory contents and determine a variety of important file and directory attributes. As we have seen, we can simply enter ls to get a list of files and subdirectories contained in the current working directory.
[me@linuxbox ~]$ lsDesktop Documents Music Pictures Public Templates Videos ...