File System Navigation Commands

Learn the commands needed to navigate the file system.

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Bash commands

We’re ready to learn our first Bash commands! The following are the steps to execute a shell command:

  1. Open the terminal window.
  2. Type the command there.
  3. Press “Enter.”

The shell will execute our command.

When the shell is busy, it cannot process our input. We can distinguish the shell’s state by the command prompt, a sequence of one or more characters. The default prompt is the # sign. If the shell prints the prompt, it’s ready to execute our command.

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