Linux Commands
CSC 105 - The Digital Age

Command What it stands for What it does To check your work
pwd print working directory displays the name of your current directory
ls -l list (long form) displays contents of your current directory
mkdir dirName make directory creates a new directory dirName ls -l
cd dirName change directory moves you to directory dirName pwd
cp sourceFile targetFile copy makes a copy of sourceFile, called targetFile ls -l
mv sourceFile targetFile move renames sourceFile to targetFile ls -l
chmod XXX fileName change mode changes permissions on fileName ls -l

From CSC105 Linux commands by Marge Coahran