Meeting Minutes - sh - Posix Shell Session - Day 1 - July 06, 2020

Starting of the meet was a perfect storm. After much struggle we were able to bring back control to #ilugc irc channel and was able to start the presentation through presenter terminal in training.ilugc.in. Here are the topics we covered in this session

  • importance of pwd command, current working directory
  • overview of unix filesystem, directories files
  • the / directory
  • home directory
  • ls command, -l option to ls command
  • everything in unix is a file philosophy
  • cd command
  • three types of commands, regular, built-in, aliases with example
  • importance of PATH variable
  • which command
  • stat command
  • where unix commands are saved and how shell uses PATH variable to find the full path to the executable file of a particular command
  • Q & A

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