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Creating, Moving, and Deleting Files

In this hands-on lab, we will practice creating, moving, and deleting files. the ability to create, move, and delete files and folders is a necessary step in working with a Linux filesystem. By the end of this lab, the student will be familiar with creating, moving, and deleteing files and folders in Linux.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Jun 21, 2019

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Copy/Move the Requested Files and Folders

    1. Copy ~/Practice/Test to ~/Report/.
    cp -R Practice/Test/ Report
    1. Rename and move ~/Report/sos_commands/filesys/mount_-l to ~/Report/mounts.txt.
    cd Report/
    mv sos_commands/filesys/mount_-l mounts.txt
  2. Challenge

    Remove the Requested Files and Folders

    1. Remove etc/selinux/.
    rm -rf etc/selinux/
    1. Remove var/log/boot.log.
    rm -rf var/log/boot.log
    1. Remove anything in proc/ that is or starts with a number.
    rm -rf proc/[1-9]*
    1. Remove anything in etc/ that ends in .conf.
    rm -rf etc/*.conf
    1. Remove anything in sys/module that starts with ip6t.
    rm -rf sys/module/ip6t*
  3. Challenge

    Create a New File in `~/Report/`

    1. Create a new file named Done.txt in ~/Report/.
    touch Done.txt

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