What's going on here?
2014 2015 hardware.txt
- In the terminal, first you see
$. This is called a shell prompt. It appears when the terminal is ready to accept a command.
- When you type
ls, the command line looks at the folder you are in, and then "lists" the files and folders inside it. The directories 2014, 2015, and the file hardware.txt are the contents of the current directory.
ls is an example of a command, a directive to the computer to perform a specific task.