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CLI Intro: Useful General-Purpose Commands

This tutorial is the second part of the introduction to Linux command-line. In the first chapter I tried to make a brief introduction to the shell and the basic ways of moving around. Here I will talk about several useful commands, which may be needed on a day to day basis if you’re working with the shell.

Working with Files and Directories Creating Directories The command to create new directories (also called folders) is mkdir.