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Lesson 1

Introduction to File Management in Unix

Before beginning this course you should be comfortable with the following concepts.
  1. Using the ls command to list files
  2. Using wildcards (*, ?, and []) to create an efficient shorthand system for specifying file names
  3. How to copy, move, or remove files using cp, mv, or rm
  4. How to create or remove directories using mkdir and rmdir

This module will discuss advanced file management tasks. By the end of this module, you will be able to:
  1. List files recursively and list hidden files
  2. Copy a directory
  3. Remove a directory tree
  4. Create a link
  5. Find files on the system
In the next lesson, advanced ways to list files using the ls command will be discussed.