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IINF201 (Fall 2010) Intro. to Info. Technologies Department of Informatics University at Albany – SUNY Lecture From: Sairam Chinnam, INF 523 Fall 2006 Original Source: Afzal, Amir, (2002), UNIX Unbounded: A Beginning Approach, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall.
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Unix File System Unix file and directory basics - File - Directory - Hieratical structure of file system In Unix, every thing is a file - Regular file - Directory file - Special files
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The Unix file name rules It is important to follow the file convention rules - Avoid using space - A filename have multiple dots - Unix is case-sensitive - Avoid special characters such as - file name extensions - hidden files
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The Unix File System Path and pathname -- The root directory -- Absolute pathname -- Relative pathname Home Directory Working Directory -- Locate your current position – pwd command % pwd
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In computer file systems, the root directory is the first or top-most directory in a hierarchy. It can be likened to the root of a tree — the starting point where all branches originate. If want to access root directory:
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