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2.5.3. Directories

These are some exercises to help you get the feel.

  • Enter the command cd blah

    -> What happens?

  • Enter the command cd ..

    Mind the space between "cd" and ".."! Use the pwd command.

    -> What happens?

  • List the directory contents with the ls command.

    -> What do you see?

    -> What do you think these are?

    -> Check using the pwd command.

  • Enter the cd command.

    -> What happens?

  • Repeat step 2 two times.

    -> What happens?

  • Display the content of this directory.

  • Try the command cd root

    -> What happens?

    -> To which directories do you have access?

  • Repeat step 4.

    Do you know another possibility to get where you are now?

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