IT 244: Introduction to Linux/Unix
Class 4

Today's Topics


New Material

Reading Assignment

The reading assignment for this week is chapter 2 of Sobell, Getting Started.

You will find a list of all reading assignments here.

There is a link to this page on the class web page.

Homework 2

I have posted homework 2.

As usual, it will be due this coming Sunday at 11:59 PM.

You will find a list of all homework assignments here.

The class web page has a link to this page.

First Graded Quiz

The first graded quiz will be given next week.

The questions from the graded quiz are taken from the ungraded quizzes of the previous week.


The Unix script Command

Correcting Mistakes on the Command Line

Retrieving Your Last Command Line Entry

Stopping a Running Program

Getting Help with Unix Commands

New Material

Special Characters

Quoting and Escaping

cd - Change Directory

pwd - Show Your Current Directory

ls - List the Contents of a Directory

cat - Print the Contents of a File

rm - Delete a File

mkdir - Create a Directory

rmdir - Delete a Directory

cp - Copy Files

mv - Move a File or Directory


Class Quiz