For this Linux/Unix bash shell tutorial, we have an extra special field trip planned in the “Petting Zoo” directory. Seatbelts everyone! Lets take a look around. Use the “ls” command to list the directory contents. Llamas, turkeys, and bison, oh my! I’d like to know a bit more about these files. The “-l” option shows us the file’s permissions, group …Continue Reading
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Aramis & Adelie read the Superusers comic book and a file reads the fantastic manual using the man command. Adelie elaborates on the gender disparity in technology, Aramis translates, and we say goodbye to our heroes in the exciting conclusion of Superusers: The Legendary GNU/Linux Show!Watch Now
Trouble is afoot in “the_doughnuts” directory. It seems our friend Homer Price has built himself a newfangled, automatic, doughnut-making machine, and he can’t get it to shut off! On top of that, Ada Lovelace lost her diamond bracelet in the batter, and Homer is certain that it’s encased in one of his circular snack cakes. This looks like a job …Continue Reading
That wily Mr. Waldo is off on another one of his adventures. This time he’s taken refuge somewhere in the Linux file tree, and it’s up to us to figure out where he went. There are two excellent bash shell commands at our disposal: find and locate. I’d like to get this job done quick, so lets start with the …Continue Reading
Whenever the shell gets me feeling down, I use the ‘help’ command to get my feet back on the ground. The help command provides information on built-in commands. Built-in commands are any programs bundled with your version of the bash shell. For a complete list of the built-in commands available to you, simply enter ‘help’ at the terminal prompt. That’s …Continue Reading