Linux Tutorial

Before we begin our lessons, there are a couple of things about Linux that I feel I should point out. First, Linux is case-sensitive (unlike Windows), which means that a file named “hey” is different than a file named “Hey”. Second, Linux does not like having spaces in filenames. To “separate” words in the name of a file, you can do a few different things:

  • FileNameOne – you can capitalize the first letter of each word
  • file-name-two – you can put hyphens between each word
  • file_name_three – you can put underscores between each word

Last revised November 7, 2008.