Command Line Tutorial - Learn to speak with your computer

In this course, you will learn the commands required to create directories, files and navigate back and forth between directories, all without the use of your mouse or help from your graphical interface.

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Published: 23 Nov 2018

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Command line also referred to as terminal acts as an interface to your computer, it allows you to perform actions that would be otherwise long and repetitive very quickly, such as renaming 100+ files.

Programming languages such as Ruby/Python are run in a terminal, so it is important for us to learn how to perform certain tasks through the terminal, this will prevent us from having to jump back and forth between the graphical interface and the terminal command line.


Section 1

  • Lecture 1
  • Changing directories
  • 4:11
  • Lecture 1
  • Creating directories
  • 3:51
  • Lecture 1
  • Listing directory contents
  • 3:04
  • Lecture 1
  • Working with files
  • 5:14