Listing Files and Understanding LS Output

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This lesson will get you up to speed with the fundamentals of Linux and prepare you for further study. We'll look at the essentials of Linux including the directory structure, basic commands, the shell, and using the command line.

Learning Objectives

Gain a foundational understanding of:

  • Linux directories and permissions
  • Shell scripting and the command line

Intended Audience

  • Anyone with little to no knowledge of Linux who wants to learn more about the operating system
  • Professionals who want to learn about Linux to enhance their career prospects

Prerequisites

This is a beginner-level lesson so there are no prerequisites, but an interest in Linux and programming knowledge in general would be beneficial.

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Jason is the founder of the Linux Training Academy as well as the author of "Linux for Beginners" and "Command Line Kung Fu." He has over 20 years of professional Linux experience, having worked for industry leaders such as Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, UPS, FireEye, and Amazon.com. Nothing gives him more satisfaction than knowing he has helped thousands of IT professionals level up their careers through his many books and courses.

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