Now that we know how to move around the filesystem, it’s time for a guided tour of our Linux system. Before we start, however, we’re going to learn some more commands that will be useful along the way:
ls—List directory contents.
file—Determine file type.
less—View file contents.
ls is probably the most used command and for good reason. With it, we can see directory contents and determine a variety of important file and directory attributes. As we have seen, we can simply enter
ls to see a list of files and subdirectories contained in the current working directory:
lsDesktop Documents Music Pictures Public Templates Videos
Besides the current working directory, we can specify the directory ...