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Working with Directories - Ruby - About.com
Learning how to work with files is one of the first things new Ruby programmers learn. However, how to work with directories of files is something that's often ...
Can Git Add Empty Directories? - Ruby - About.com
There is currently no mechanism to store empty directories. When Git repositories are cloned, the directories are created on the fly as they are needed by files ...
Using Glob With Directories (Dir.glob) in Ruby - About.com
In the previous article in this series, we discussed the basics of the Dir class. Particularly useful was the Dir.foreach method for iterating over all files in a directory ...
City Directories - Clues to Family History in City Directories Online
City directories can be used to not only place an ancestor in a particular time and place, but also to follow their occupations and residences, and even identify ...
Ubuntu Desktop Guide - Directories and File Systems
Linux and Unix file systems are organised in a hierarchical, tree-like structure. The highest level of the file system is the / or root directory. In the Unix and Linux  ...
Kubuntu Desktop Guide - Directories and File Systems
In Linux and Unix everything is a file. Directories are files, files are files, and devices are files. Devices are usually referred to as nodes; however, they are still  ...
Dealing With Large Directories - Ruby - About.com
It's tempting to gather up all of your directory entries in an Array and iterate over them in this way, but there's a good reason not to do this on large directories.
How to tell if something is a file or a directory in Perl | About.com
As you open file handles, you need to know if you're dealing with an actual file or with a directory since you'll treat them differently - you'll want to glob a directory ...
Example uses of the Linux shell Command "cd" - About.com
Besides the listing command ls, the "change directory" command "cd" is perhaps the most basic Linux command. It allows you to browse the directory tree.
Introduction to Linux - 3.3.2. Creating and deleting files and directories
to give certain files specific default locations by creating directories and subdirectories (or folders and sub-folders if you wish). This is done with the mkdir  ...
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