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 ====== Linux Basics ====== ====== Linux Basics ======
  
- +===== Files, Directories and Paths ===== 
- +  * a //file// is a collection of data with a name (a //​filename//​ to be precise). ​ Although it may be stored in separate chunks in different location on the hardware, programs will generally ​work with a file as a single ​continuous ​collection of data.
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-  * a //file// is a collection of data with a name (a //​filename//​ to be precise). ​ Although it may be stored in separate chunks in different location on the hardware, programs will generaly ​work with a file as a single ​contiuous ​collection of data.+
  
   * a //​directory//​ is construct for grouping and organizing //​files//​. ​ In UNIX and Linux, //​directories//​ can contain, //files//, other //​directories//,​ //links// and //​devices//​. ​ You may be use to calling directories //folders// or //​namespaces//​. ​   * a //​directory//​ is construct for grouping and organizing //​files//​. ​ In UNIX and Linux, //​directories//​ can contain, //files//, other //​directories//,​ //links// and //​devices//​. ​ You may be use to calling directories //folders// or //​namespaces//​. ​