Finding Your Way in the File System

Now that you know how to log in to your server, it is time to get more familiar with the structure used in the file system on your server. Even nowadays, it is still important you know your way around the file system; this is because Linux is still a file system-centric operating system. Even if you want to work from only the graphical environment, you must know where you can find all the important files on your server. If you know how to handle the files on your server, you know half of what you need to know to manage your Linux server. On Linux, everything is a file. Even devices that are connected to your server are managed as files. Therefore, knowing how the file system works and is organized is of the highest importance.

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