Data management in the Shell



Do some serious spring cleaning and reorganize your data. The right commands can help you to keep on top of your file and directory management.

Where graphical file managers like Konqueror and Nautilus use mouse clicks and convenient features such as drag and drop, you could use some simple commands in the shell. This article introduces the mkdir, rmdir, cd, touch, cp, mv, and rm commands, and demonstrates highly efficient data management at the console.