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 ====== Assignment 1 ====== ====== Assignment 1 ======
  
-**Due August 282018**+**Due Sept 32019**
  
-**Compile ​your answers ​in a .txt document**+**Use a text editor application (do not use TextEdit) to write your answers.**
  
-**Turn your answers in on CANVAS**+**Compile ​your answers in a .txt document.** 
 + 
 +**Turn your answers by uploading your .txt document to CANVAS.**
  
  
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 ===== Question1 ===== ===== Question1 =====
  
-Explain what these two commands do by executing ​them and seeing what happens:+Explain what these two commands do by experimenting with them and seeing what happens:
  
 <code bash> <code bash>
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 ''/​Users/​erin/​Documents/​Photos/​Selfies/''​\\ ''/​Users/​erin/​Documents/​Photos/​Selfies/''​\\
 to\\ ''/​Users/​erin/​Documents/''​\\ to\\ ''/​Users/​erin/​Documents/''​\\
-by executing ''​cd''​ just once? Find TWO ways to do this. One way should use an absolute path and the other should use a relative path.+by executing ''​cd''​ just once? Find TWO ways to do this. One way should use an **absolute path** and the other should use a **relative path**.
  
 ===== Question3 ===== ===== Question3 =====
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-===== Question4 ​===== +===== Exercise4 ​===== 
- +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?
-Up to this point, we have used ''​ls''​ without any arguments. However, ''​ls''​ can take an argument. ​See what happens when you give ''​ls''​ the following types of arguments:​ +  ​a directory 
-  ​A. a directory ​specified by a relative path\\ +  ​a file 
-  ​B. a directory specified by an absolute path\\ +
-  C. a file+
  
 ===== Question5 ===== ===== Question5 =====
  
-What is the difference between an **argument** and an **option**?+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? 
 + 
 +<​code>​ 
 +$ls Files for Qualifying Exam 
 +</​code>​ 
 + 
 +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 
  
  
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