Working from the command prompt
Create a directory (Unix)
Create a directory for your programs.
This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson. When you're finished, click the
button to receive credit for having completed it.
Before you begin writing programs you need a place to keep your work. In this exercise you'll create a directory on your file system for just that purpose.
Open a shell window.
Create a directory named
progfun in your home directory
. Here's how you would use the
commands to do this:
cd mkdir progfun
command to change your current directory to the
directory created in the previous step. Here's an example:
command to display the contents of