by PDX Code Guild - Nov. 2, 2017
Quick Notes: Navigating the Terminal

Quick Notes are designed to be a helpful reference after a student has learned about a subject conceptually but who has not yet memorized the material.

cd Change Directory/Move into the folder

pwd Print Working Directory – the name of the current folder to the terminal

ls List – files and folders are present in the current directory

ls -a List everything including the hidden files and folders

mkdir Make Directory/Create new folder

rmdir Remove Directory/Folder touch Create File

rm Remove File

cp Copy

mv Move

atom . Open in Text Editor – Atom

open . Open as a file or in a web browser (if HTML file)