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The Computer Paper: Linux For Newbies: Part 4

Oct 26, 1999, 01:07 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gene Wilburn)

"Last month we installed Linux and learned how to log in as root and shut down the system. Essential, but not too exciting. This month we'll start navigating the system. Knowing how to get around is the first step towards Linux mastery."

"The Linux filesystem is a hierarchy--an inverted tree structure. The top level is called root and is indicated by a single forward slash (/). Directories branch off from root and each directory level is preceded by a forward slash. Hence the basic, top-level directory structure looks like..."

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