If you are using Orchid Core VMS with Linux, these tips will help you navigate the system so that you can perform tasks and find files faster.

Open a Terminal:

  1. Access a Linux command line terminal to perform system administration tasks by pressing Ctrl-Alt-T.

Navigate the filesystem using a few simple commands:

Show the working (current) directory

List the contents of the working directory

ls -lh —color
List detailed contents of the working directory

cd directory
Change to a new working directory

cd ..
Go up one directory

mv src dst
Move a file or directory

cp src dst
Copy a file

nano file
Edit a text file

sudo cmd
Run any command (editing a file, for example) as the superuser (root/Administrator).

sudo gedit
Open a graphical text editor with superuser permission


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