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File and Directory Management

Everything you need to know about working with Linux files and directories.

11 videos  //  68 minutes of training

Course description

Linux is a hierarchical file system that stores data, programs and devices in files and directories. Learn how the directory is organized; how to create, name, move and delete files and how to use the popular vi editor. The course also covers hard links and symbolic (soft) links, use of commands to get the information associated with files and locate files, and mounting removable volumes.

Course syllabus

Directory Organization Part 1Duration: 4:48

Directory Organization Part 2Duration: 4:49

File ManagementDuration: 8:46

VI EditorDuration: 6:39

Links Part 1Duration: 5:15

Links Part 2Duration: 6:17

File Information Part 1Duration: 6:59

File Information Part 2Duration: 4:26

Locating FilesDuration: 6:38

Removable Storage Part 1Duration: 5:35

Removable Storage Part 2Duration: 8:13

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$599 / license

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