There are a few programs in Linux which every programmer MUST use at one point or another. Most of these are every-day tools, without which we cannot survive.
There are three basic functions we use to move files around in the Linux terminal. They are, in no particular order:
cp source_location destination_location - Copy a
With this little box, you can do almost anything.
There are a few quick commands you will need to know as we move forward with the terminal. In no particular order:
CTRL-C - Close the process currently running. This is sort of like pressing the X on a GUI interface.
CTRL-Z - Kill the process currently running.
Most people don't realize how much programmers rely on their programming setups. At bare minimum, every programmer has to have three things:
Text Editor - We need to write code somehow
Compiler/Interpreter - We need to translate our code into something the computer can work with
Debugger - We almost never get it right on the first