The terminal of Linux

Coding (Linux)

Let's have a first sight of the Linux terminal and PWD command


To manage your files in Linux you can either use:



  • GUI (Graphical User Interface)

  • CLI (Command Line Interface)




There are two way to lauch the terminal



go to the dash and louch the terminal or press the button CTRL + ALT + T.



Once you launch the CLI  you would find something as:



nico @ yourpc : ~ $



they are the username of the currently user the name of the host, and after the separator which is the colon (:) there is the working directory and the symbol of the user



$ for regular user



# for root user



One of the first command to learn in Linux is the pwd (print working directory) that shows the full path of the directory 



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