The Terminal: Messin’ With Files and Directories

May 12, 2009

I’d like to firstly apologise for neglecting this blog a bit. I know I had some posts up, left for a while, came back , posted a few more, and left again. I’m going to really start trying to work more steadily on this blog.

I know that my last post was talking about my belated first impression of Vista, but I’ve decided to not go in that direction. The web is filled with talk of Vista. I’m not a Vista user, and my use of the OS is mainly from that one night’s use of it. It was ok, but nothing to write home about. I’ve heard that Vista really got a lot of it’s major issues taken care of in Service Pack 1, but I can’t vouch for it personally. I won’t rip on it because there are numerous other posts on blogs and forums across the web bashing Vista. I will have some talk of Windows 7 in the future though. I’ve played around with the Beta, downloaded the RC, but haven’t really delved into playing with it yet. From what I’ve seen with the beta, it was very nice, easy to use, and would probably be very popular. Most everyone I’ve talked to that’s used it likes it, so that’s a good sign. It truly is what Vista should’ve been. Either way, I’m not here to talk Windows, or even talk desktop stuff right now. Right now we’re in to our Terminal tutorial series, so let’s keep that rolling, shall we? Read the rest of this entry »