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Unformatted text preview: meaning of the '.' and '..' directories. Why are they needed?
7. What is a relative path? What is an absolute path?
Explain how to use the special characters '*' and '?' within the context of
the shell (how can you use them in an ls command? how can you use them
in a cp command?)
What is the meaning of "&" within the shell ? What can you do if you forgot
to use it?
Given a name of a file, how can you verify what are its permissions? What
is the meaning of permissions? (hint: use the m n
Explain how to use the file backup system (snapshot).
Finally, use the 'man' command to find out what do the following commands
do: 'grep', 'cat', and 'cal'. Give a simple example that will demonstrate you
know how to use these commands. Questions?
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Creating a tar file
● By now, you should have...
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This document was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course CMSC 67101 at Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
- Spring '14