12 | touch command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video, we will learn how to use touch command. The main purpose of this command is to change file access and modification time but it can be used to create a new file. In simple terms, it is used to change the timestamp of a given file.

touch can create a new file too. I find it much simpler to create a new file using touch. It is possible to create a file with any file extension. Moreover, you can create multiple files with just one command.

Remember you can always type man touch to learn more about the command.

We will also learn about some flags along with touch command:

-t = pass in custom timestamp
-a = just change access timestamp
-m = just change the modified timestamp
-r = copy timestamp from another file

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11 | stat command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video we will learn how to use stat command. stat is a command-line utility that displays detailed information about given files or file system. In simple words stat is used to display file information or properties.

Remeber you can always type man stat to learn more about the command.

We will also learn about some flags along with stat command:

-f = this flag is used for formatting custom output

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10 | alias | unalias

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video we will learn how to use alias and unalias command. alias are like custom shortcuts used to represent a command executed with or without custom options. You can save yourself some time by creating aliases for your most used commands.

Whereas unalias is used to remove the shortcut which was initially created. Pretty simle!

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9 | mv command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video, we will learn how to use mv command. mv stands for move. mv is used to move either file or directory from source to destination. mv can also be used to rename file and directory.

Remember you can always type man mv to learn more about the command.

We will also learn about some flags along with mv command:

-i

8 | cp command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video we will learn how to use cp command. cp stands for copy.cp is used to create copy of file and folder. It is similar to copy and pasting in Graphical User Interface.

Remeber you can always type man cp to learn more about the command.

We will also learn about some flags along with cp command:

-i
-r
-v

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7 | rm and rmdir

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video we will learn how to use rm and rmdir commands. rm stands for remove and rmdir stands for remove directory.

We will also be looking at some of the flags which can be useful along with these commands.

Flags we will learn to use are:

rmdir:
-p

rm:
-r

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6 | > and >> command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


angle bracket “>” is used for redirection of output from terminal to a specific file. > can be used along with any command which displays output on the terminal.

“>>” is used to append output to preexisting file.

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5 | cat command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


In this video we will learn how to use cat on linux terminal. cat means concatenate and print files. We can use cat command to display content of a file. It can also be used to combine files. cat can also be used to create new files.

Flags:

-n : display line number including line breaks

-b : display line number excluding line breaks

-s : will squeeze unnecessary line breaks(leave only one line break if exist)

-e : show $ symbol at end of each line break

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4 | mkdir command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


mkdir command is used to make directory inside present working directory.

Flag:

-p : this flag is used to create tree structure directory(Example: /test/one/two/three)

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3 | cd command

Linux Command Line Tutorial


cd command is used to change present working directory. We can also pass in directory path along with cd command. Path can be both absolute and relative.

If you wish to cd to a directory with space in the name. For exampe “New Folder”. You should sorround name of the directory with quotation mark.

Example: cd “New Folder”

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