To open the default shell (which is where the command prompt can be found), press Ctrl-Alt-F1. This will provide a command line interface (CLI) from which you can run commands as needed.
What, if anything, is wrong with each of the following commands? a) ls -l-s b) cat file1, file2 c) ls – s Factdir
Answers: a) there should be space between the 2 options: ls -l -s b) do not use commas to separate arguments: cat file1 file2 c) there should be no space between hyphen and option label: ls –s Factdir
In general, filenames that are preceded by a dot are hidden files. These files can be configuration files that hold important data or setup info. Setting these files as hidden makes it less likely to be accidentally deleted.
The key differences between the BASH and DOS console lies in 3 areas: – BASH commands are case sensitive while DOS commands are not; – under BASH, / character is a directory separator and \ acts as an escape character. Under DOS, / serves as a command argument delimiter and \ is the directory separator […]