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A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® by Mark G. Sobell

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6. The Linux Filesystem

Objectives

After reading this chapter you should be able to:

• Define hierarchical filesystem, ordinary files, directory files, home directory, working directory, and parent directory

• List best practices for filenames

• Determine the name of the working directory

• Explain the difference between absolute and relative pathnames

• Create and remove directories

• List files in a directory, remove files from a directory, and copy and ...

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