Shared Physics
by Roman Kudryashov
Shared Physics

Notes on Using the Mac Terminal

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Because I have a bad memory and find myself constantly looking things up:

cd – Enter a directory.
cd - – Go back
cd ~ – Go to home
cp – copy
ls – list whatever is in the directory
ls -ltrw – list whatever is in the directory with options
sudo – run as admin (“super user do”)
mv – move
chmod– change directory/user permissions. File permissions fall in three categories: readwrite, and execute represented as r , w, x.
chown - Change ownership of directory.
– path
mkdir make a directory
touch create a file if none exists
&& – run subsequent commands… such as npm install && npm start
find / -name abc.dmg
to search via the terminal for something, with abc.dmg being replaces with what you’re looking for

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