File Management

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7    |    Intermediate
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When administering a Linux system, the command-line interface can be a useful tool. Learn some of the more powerful features of the shell including how to use one command as input into another, and how to create and edit files.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Use input and output redirection to stdin and stdout to manage output from shell commands
    Use pipes to chain one command to another to alter the output
    Use globbing to select files based on matching filename patterns
    Switch users and shells within a terminal window; in particular to become the root user to perform administrative tasks
    Switch to, and back from, tty consoles in order to execute shell commands
    Use the find command to locate files based on their name or other properties
    Perform actions on files that are returned from a find command
  • Identify the path and filename for a command or locate files that have been indexed
    Work with vim to open, do basic edits, and save a text file
    Use features of vim to search text, replace text, and add, remove, or delete lines
    Perform basic file operations and editing using the emacs text editor
    Use a shell text editor to create or edit a text file
    Work with sed to alter the contents of a text file

IN THIS COURSE

  • 5m 4s
    In this video, you will learn how to use input and output redirection to standard input and standard output to manage output from shell commands. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 1s
    In this video, find out how to use pipes to chain one command to another to change the output. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using Filename Globbing
    4m 45s
    Learn how to use globbing to select files based on matching filename patterns. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Switching Shells and Users
    3m 19s
    During this video, you will learn how to switch users and shells within a Terminal window; in particular, you will learn how to become the root user to perform administrative tasks. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Switching and Using TTY Consoles
    2m 47s
    During this video, you will learn how to switch to, and back from, TTY consoles in order to execute shell commands. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Performing Searches for Files
    3m 37s
    During this video, you will learn how to use the find command to locate files based on their name or other properties. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Performing Actions on Files that are Found
    3m 58s
    In this video, you will perform actions on files that are returned from a "find" command. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using Which and Locate
    3m 38s
    To find out how to identify the path and filename for a command, or to locate files that have been indexed, consult a search engine or your operating system's documentation. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Using vim to Create and Edit Files
    3m 59s
    In this video, you will learn how to work with vim to open, do basic edits, and save a text file. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Using Advanced vim Editor Commands
    3m 51s
    In this video, you will learn how to use features of vim to search text, replace text, add, remove, or delete lines. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Creating and Editing Files with emacs
    2m 42s
    Learn how to perform basic file operations and editing using the Emacs text editor. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Using shell Text Editors to Create and Edit Files
    3m 27s
    In this video, you will learn how to use a shell text editor to create or edit a text file. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Using the Stream Editor to Edit Files
    5m 38s
    In this video, learn how to use sed to alter the contents of a text file. FREE ACCESS

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