To create a directory, use the mkdir command. To create a file, use the editor pico. For example, to create the file concat.c in the directory strings (assuming that you have already created the directory structure), type in
The contents of the file are not important for this exercise, so simply type in any string you want (for example, “This is the file concat.c”), then save it with Ctrl-O (see the menu at the bottom of the editor window) and hit Enter, then Ctrl-X to exit. To make sure that the file has been created, display the contents of the strings directory
You should see the name of the file listed. To display the file contents, use
Alternately, you may use the more powerful editor emacs or any other editor you are familiar with.
1. Make a copy of the entire file structure you created in step 1, so you can revert to it in case you accidentally delete something:
cp -r ~/csc8400 ~/csc8400copy
In the following refer to the original copy your file structure (the one depicted above).
2. What is the path to projects relative to your home directory?
3. What is the path to pointers relative to your home directory?
4. Make a copy of the pointers directory under the projects directory.
5. Make a copy of the overflow directory under the csc8400 directory, then delete the original copy.
6. Move the file tutorial.html in the memory directory.
7. Copy the file stack.c in your home directory and rename it hello.c.
8. Remove the strings directory (and its contents).
9. Rename blocks.txt to blocks.mm