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Move Files & Directories

mv command is used to move or rename files and directories.

Question- Rename a file

  1. Create a file myfirstfile.txt

    nano myfirstfile.txt
  2. Add the text "a clever fox" into the editor and press "control+x" followed by "y" to save

  3. rename myfirstfile.txt to firstfile.txt

    mv myfirstfile.txt firstfile.txt