Re: help with following a tutorial?
Open a terminal and do:
You can actually shorten this up a bit with ~ which is roughly shorthand for 'in the current user's home directory.' So the shortened version is:
Of course, you could also open Places -> Home Folder and double click Public to open it and the go to File -> Create Folder. A folder will be created called 'untitled folder' which is greyed out, welcoming you to type in the name you really want.
Of course the latter, GUI method looks easier but takes more steps than the terminal method. Sometimes you can do things easier in a terminal than with a GUI.
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