MySQL Basics In Pictures
  1. At the Password prompt, type:


    then press ENTER.

    The file us_presidents.sql has now been created in the backups directory.
  2. Type:

    more ./backups/us_presidents.sql

    then press ENTER.

    This shows you the contents of us_presidents.sql:

    TIP: The more command shows you the contents of any text file.

    If the size of the file is larger than can fit in your window, you will be shown a percentage at the bottom of the page. Press the spacebar to continue scrolling down.