Linux tree

Linux tree command

View Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Directory Tree using tree command

 

View Linux Filesystem Hierarchy Directory Tree using tree command.

 

   Linux filesystem directory tree start from root directory ( / ).  There is other files and directory under the root (/) directory,  these organization of files and directory usually base on FHS standard, Linux Fedora and many other Linux Distros follow FHS standard or FHS complience.  The FHS make it possible that the Linux filesystem and directory structure on all Linux distros that follow the FHS have same structure.  The example below show how we can use the tree command to have good overview on Linux filesystem hierarchy... just follow example below to view Linux filesystem hierarch or some say view Linux directory tree...


Using cd command to change directory to another directory

 

Using cd command to change directory to another directory.

 

   On Windows system we use to call folder, but on Linux system the folder is not a folder... they are call directory.  The Linux system is base on directory hierarchy that start from root directory... so if you are from Windows worlds... there are no more folder :-) its only directory.  To browse from one directory to another directory using Linux command line, Linux use cd command.  The example below show how to use cd command to go from one directory to another directory on Linux system.

 


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