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)
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