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#5 The Ls Command

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Sometimes we have to go back to the basics in order to get a better understanding of how to navigation through the command line. Let jump into using the ls command.


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The "ls" command is used quite often when you're working in a linux command line environment. This command makes is easy to see the files and directories in the specified directory.

So, what's ls stand for?

Well, according to the man pages, it stands for "list directory contents."

Since we're going to be using a wide variety of commands here, I highly recommend downloading the code file for episode.

Once you've completed the episode, read the man pages for dig deeper. You can view the man pages by typing man in front of "ls" like so:

man ls

To scroll down, press the space bar. To exit the man pages, simply type "q."

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