Unix Directory and File Commands Solaris Unix

Directory and File Commands

Command                     Description

cd d                         Change to directory called "d"

mkdir d                      Create new directory called "d"

mv f1 [f2...] d              Move file "f" to directory called "d"

mv d1 d2                     Rename directory d1 as d2

ls                           List files in directory

ls -1  filename              List files in detail
   -a  filename              Display of hidden files
cat  filename                List contents of file

more  filename               List file contents by screen

chmod mode filename          Change permission(r/w/x) of file

cp f1 f2                     Copy file f1 into f2

sort filename                Alphabetically sort file called "f"

mv f1  f2                    Rename file f1 as f2

rm f                         Delete (remove) file f
   -r filename               Delete (remove) file f recursively
      dirname                Delete (remove) directory recursively

rmdir dirname                Delete (remove) directory(if given 
                             directory is empty)

More commands