I am using Precise pangolin. So far as I know, commands like cd.. or cd- are used to browse through folders in the terminal. But whenever I enter one of this command, it gives an error saying no such command or filename found. Do I have to perform any additional task before I use the commands involving cd?
View Directories: - ls
The ls (LiSt) lists files in different colors with full formatted text
Create Directories: - mkdir (directory name)
The mkdir (MaKeDIRectory) command will create a directory.
Change Directories: - cd (/directory/location)
The cd (ChangeDirectory) command will change from your current directory to any directory you specify.
Copy Files/Directories: - cp (file or directory name) (to directory or filename)
The cp (CoPy) command will copy any files you specify. The cp -r command will copy any directories you specify.
Remove Files/Directories: - rm (file or directory name)
The rm (ReMove) command will delete any filename you specify. The rm -rf command will remove any directory you specify.
Rename Files/Directories: - mv (file or directory name)
The mv (MoVe) command will rename/move any file or directory you specify.
Find Files/Directories: - locate (file or directory name)
to go back to previous directory: cd ..(cd [space] ..)
just for extra information
To browse directories you use
If you're in another folder that isn't inside your Home folder structure but want to go to a folder inside of it (Home) you add this character
That will take you directly to a folder inside your Home structure because of the
To return to your Home you just type