Due Sept 3, 2019
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Explain what these two commands do by experimenting with them and seeing what happens:
The grandparent directory: Can you find TWO ways to move into the grandparent directory in a single command? That is, how can you move from
cd just once? Find TWO ways to do this. One way should use an absolute path and the other should use a relative path.
If I have several directories within my
Photos directory, like so:
How move from within the
Selfies folder to the
cd command that uses a relative path?
Up to this point, we have used
ls without any arguments. However,
ls can take an argument. What happens when you give
ls the following types of arguments?:
Say you have accidentally named a directory with spaces in the name
Files for Qualifying Exam
You try to list the contents of this directory by executing the following command?
$ls Files for Qualifying Exam
However, this doesn't work as expected.
A. Why doesn't this work? What is the computer trying to do?
B. What is a proper command required to list the contents of this directory?
This is just for fun and is not due…
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