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Learn the Command Line: Viewing and Changing the File System

Learn how to manage filesystems and manipulate directories from the command line.

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    Beginner
  • Time to complete

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    1 hour
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  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Learn the Command Line: Viewing and Changing the File System:
    • Intro to the Command Line

About this course

Continue your command line learning journey! In this course, you will learn how to manipulate the contents of the file system with nothing but the command line. You’ll learn how to move files, delete files and directories, and more.

Skills you'll gain

  • Move and copy files

  • Delete files and directories

  • Use wildcards

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