Having problem with console

Posted June 24, 2016 5.3k views
UbuntuGetting StartedDigitalOcean

so i was wathcing this tutorial to make a website and stuff everything was going fine i was typing in all commands in the console and everything was working until i got to this command sudo nano /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/dir.conf and i typed it in and i noticed that the “/” was a “?” and so i was like whatever ill type in so i typed in sudo nano ?etc?apache2?mods-enabled?dir.conf and i come to this page now its confusing…
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Any help is apprieciated.
Thank You!
Btw Im New to this!
Pls Help Me BYE!

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The console shouldn’t be your first choice for remote access. There are better options: for one, you can use putty, since you’re using windows. Best of all, you can copy and paste into your terminal. I’m not 100% sure why you couldn’t type “/”, but I have a feeling it’s because you’re on the console. You should always use a / when referring to a pathname, not a “?” . Here’s a link to putty