Linux Administration/Devices and Filesystems/File Locations

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This lesson covers file locations.

Objectives and Skills[edit | edit source]

Objectives and skills for the file locations portion of Linux+ certification include:[1]

  • Find system files and place files in the correct location
    • Understand the correct locations of files under the FHS
    • Find files and commands on a Linux system
    • Know the location and purpose of important file and directories as defined in the FHS
    • The following is a partial list of the used files, terms and utilities:
      • find
      • locate
      • updatedb
      • whereis
      • which
      • type
      • /etc/updatedb.conf

Readings[edit | edit source]

Multimedia[edit | edit source]

Activities[edit | edit source]

  1. Complete the tutorial IBM: Learn Linux, 101: Find and place system files

Lesson Summary[edit | edit source]

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