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C’EST UNIQUE LE UNIX (V)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  13/08/18) 4.1 Wildcards The * wildcard The character * is called a wildcard, and will match against none or more character(s) in a file (or directory) name. For example, in your unixstuff directory, type % ls list* This will list all … Continue reading

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C’EST UNIQUE LE UNIX (IV)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM  31/03/17) 3.1 Redirection  Most processes initiated by UNIX commands write to the standard output (that is, they write to the terminal screen), and many take their input from the standard input (that is, they read it from … Continue reading

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C’EST UNIQUE LE UNIX (III)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 27/06/16) 2.1 Copying Files cp (copy) cp file1 file2 is the command which makes a copy of file1 in the current working directory and calls it file2 What we are going to do now, is to take … Continue reading

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C’EST UNIQUE LE UNIX (II)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 25/08/15) 1.1 Listing files and directories ls (list) When you first login, your current working directory is your home directory. Your home directory has the same name as your user-name, for example, ee91ab, and it is where … Continue reading

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C’EST UNIQUE LE UNIX (I)

  UNIX Introduction What is UNIX? UNIX is an operating system which was first developed in the 1960s, and has been under constant development ever since. By operating system, we mean the suite of programs which make the computer work. … Continue reading

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