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- what is an absolute pathname
- provides an absolute pathname that uniquely identifies a file by using the complete, explicit pathname of the file beginning with the root (/) directory
what is a relative pathname
provides a pathname that uniquely identifies a file by using the current working directory as the starting point
what characters can be used in linux file names
- upper case A-Z
- lower case a-z
- digits 0-9
- period .
- underscores _
- comas ,
what character will file names of invisible (hidden) files begin with
a period .
what are the ways files can be categorized
- dynamic files
- static files
directories can be created how
- system created
- user created
what does a . (dot) directory mean
is the link to the current working directory
what is .. (dot dot) directory mean
is the link to the parent directory of the current working directory
what is the limit on characters in length in linux naming conventions
what identifier is used to indicate a ordinary file
what identifier is used to indicate a directory
d (lower case D)
what identifier is used to indicate a link
l (lower case L)
what identifier is used to indicate a special file
c or b (lower case C or B)
what color is used to indicate an executable file
what color is used ot indicate directory
what color is used to indicate a symbolic link
what color is used to indicate a setUID
white or red
what contain the linux system commands and programs (also called binaries)
what contains special device files that correspond to hardware components
what contains configuration files for linux and other installed software
what contains the home directories (peronal storage) for each user on the system
what contains more linux binaries (special utilities not for general users)
what is the home directory fot the root user
what contains system programs and other files for general users such as online help, and documentations
what command delplays information from the online reference manuasl one screen at a time
the output of a command can be sent to what
- the display
- a file
- be used as input to another command
input can be taken from where
- the keyboard
- a file
- output from another command
by default the standard input is what and the output is what
what symbol will create an output file if that file does not exist
what symbol will append (add to ) an existing file
what symbol is used to redirect standard input
what symbol is used to redirect the output of one command to be used as input into a second command
what command allows for th redirection of standard output to an output file while at the same time allowing the information to be used as input to another command or displayed ont he standard output
what command displays the full path name of the current working directory
what command changes the current working directory to the directory specified
what command list the contents of the current working directory or displays information about one or more files
what command creates one or more directories
what command deletes empty directories
what command deletes one or more files ( or directories)
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