This exercise asks us to ‘list all files and directories in the working directory.’ What does that mean?
So far, we’ve learned how to use two key commands:
pwd. If we use
ls, it’ll show all files and directories in the directory you’re currently in – also known as the ‘working directory.’
By default, the
ls command will display all directories (folders), files, programs, etc. Specifically, all the directories and files that aren’t hidden. To include hidden stuff, we can do
ls -a, and anything you see prefaced with a period is a hidden file, like