Mac OSX File System Organization

Before we get into Pygame on Python3, we have to learn a little about how to access the command line, how to navigate the file system hierarchy, how to run python programs, and how make files executable. This will make it much easier to run your programs, especially since running your Pygame program in Wing IDE 101 can be problematic and on the Mac OSX system it will usually hang.

Commands we will be learning:

  • how to launch “terminal”
  • pwd
  • ls, ls -l
  • cd
  • mkdir
  • mv
  • rm
  • cp
  • python3 ______
  • nano
  • cat
  • #!/usr/local/bin/python3
  • chmod 755, chmod +x
  • ./_____

If you get lost, here are a couple of websites that the tutorial is based on:

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