Filesystem Directory

Linux filesystem directory

Linux remove symbolic link

 

Linux remove symbolic link.

 

   What command need to issue to make Linux remove symbolic link?  The step by step article on Linux remove symbolic link below show the command example need to issue to remove symbolic link on Linux system.  Please note that the symbolic link just a link to the target file or directory.  The symbolic link never share same inode with the original file, so if we remove the symbolic link they do not have any effect to the original file or directory... its just like remove the shortcut (link) to the file.  The example below use unlink command to remove the symbolic link, and use rm command achieve same result. 


Linux create symlink

 

Linux create symlink or symbolic link.

 

   On linux system, the shotcut to file is call symlink or symbolic link.  The article on Linux create symlink below show step by step to create symlink between two files on linux system.

 

Create symlink example.

 

1.  Log in on the system.

 


Linux delete file

 

Step by step how to delete file on Linux.

 

   How to delete file on Linux system?  The step by step article on Linux delete file below show an example how to delete Linux file or delete file on Linux system using the rm command..

 

Linux delete file example:

 

To start delete file on Linux system you must know the filename need to delete.  The example below start from list files in current directory command and from there... we issue rm command to delete file inside the current directory.


Rename Linux Files

 

Rename Linux Files.

 

   How to rename Linux files? The example below show step by step to rename Linux files using mv command on Linux operating system. 

 

Rename Linux Files example

 

1.  Locate and list Linux file to be rename using ls command.

list Linux file to be rename


View text file content on Linux

 

View text file content on Linux Fedora using cat command.

 

   The command example below show how to view text file content on Linux Fedora using cat command.  The cat command, concatenate files and print on the standard output, in our example we display the text file content to the monitor screen.

 

View file content using cat command.

 


Create Directory on Linux Fedora using mkdir command

 

Create Directory on Linux Fedora using mkdir command.

 

   The command example below show how to create directory on Linux Fedora system, the mkdir command can be use on other Linux operating system to create directory.  The step by step example below start with create directory using "learn-create-directory" as an directory name in our example.  The command example below create new directory on your current working directory, and then using the ls command to verify that you create the directory on your system.

 


View Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Directory Tree using tree command

 

View Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Directory Tree using tree command.

 

   Linux filesystem directory tree start from root directory ( / ).  There is other files and directory under the root (/) directory,  these organization of files and directory usually base on FHS standard, Linux Fedora and many other Linux Distros follow FHS standard or FHS complience.  The FHS make it possible that the Linux filesystem and directory structure on all Linux distros that follow the FHS have same structure.  The example below show how we can use the tree command to have good overview on Linux filesystem hierarchy... just follow example below to view Linux filesystem hierarch or some say view Linux directory tree...


Using Linux Filesystem and Directory

 

Using Linux Filesystem and Directory.

 

   The Linux operating system consists of files and directory and the list of Linux command below is somehow related on using Linux files, Linux filesystem and Linux directory.

 

    •   Linux tree command example:


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