Linux Redirection and Piping

Linux Redirection and Piping

Linux Redirection is a very interesting topic. When we talk about redirection, we are referring to I/O or input/output redirection. It is possible to redirect the input and output of various commands to and from files, or to other commands in a process known as piping. By learning all of the standard and common commands in Linux, you’ll be able to start chaining them together to create powerful new commands or pipelines.…

Linux Files And Directories Commands

Linux Files And Directories Commands

The Linux files introduction episodes so far have been excellent for a gentle primer on how to get up and running with Linux using Ubuntu. Now we can get to some even more interesting challenges. In fact, that is how this Linux Series is designed to work. We start with the absolute basics, and move on to more challenging tasks. In this episode, we’ll be looking at copying, moving, creating, deleting, and overall just fully manipulating the files and directories on our Linux system.…

Linux Files and Directories

Linux-Files-and-Directories

Let’s take a closer look at Linux Files and Directories. Our Linux system has a whole boatload of files. In our case we’re working with homestead which is a custom built Ubuntu Linux server running as a Virtual Machine on VirtualBox. To check how many files and directories a particular directory is comprised of, we can use the tree command with the –a switch to include all files and directories.…

Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Explained

Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Explained

The Linux Filesystem Hierarchy is a key concept you will need to understand. When working on the command line in Linux, you need to have a way to get around so to speak. When all you have is a cursor just blinking at you, it can give the feeling of “ok, what now”? Well, there are a handful of commands to let you begin to navigate around the hierarchy of the Linux filesystem.…

How To Use The Linux Terminal

How To Use The Linux Terminal

Beginners and Pros alike will want to know How To Use The Linux Terminal in the most efficient way possible. At this point we have a Linux distribution to work with, so let’s start learning at the very beginnings. The beginning is learning about the command line, or shell as it’s also known by. The shell is in fact a program itself, running on the Linux machine, and it accepts commands you type in so the system can execute them.…