Originally Posted by asw225
To get to the file I created I did cd Downloads. Then I could list using ls and it will show my files. I know if I want to edit I can type nano and then the file name saving an exiting is tricky. the terminal shows that I can do ^X to exit but it I don't think I am giving it that command correctly.
OK, so to edit "this_text_file", which happens to be in the in the current directory, you
If you want to specify that you want to edit "this_text_file which is in the current directory
Note the different emphasis given by the quotes.
Reread two the suggestions given earlier in this thread
Originally Posted by TxLonghorn
If you enter the command
you will see that the first 2 things listed are:
The first one is the current folder. The second one (..) is the parent folder.
Originally Posted by John VV
for the first question there are two answers
the relative $PATH
The absolute $PATH