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Explain what these two commands do by executing 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.
Why doesn't this work? What is the computer trying to do?
What is the proper command to list the contents of this directory?
This is just for fun and is not due…
What do you think the difference is between these…