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aclocal command in Linux is used to automatically generate aclocal.m4 files from configure.in file. automake in Linux contain a lot of autoconf macros that can… Read More
tac command in Linux is used to concatenate and print files in reverse. This command will write each FILE to standard output, the last line… Read More
sum command in Linux is used to find checksum and count the blocks in a file. Basically, this command is used to show the checksum… Read More
cvs(Concurrent Versions System) command in Linux is used to store the history of a file. Whenever a file gets corrupted or anything goes wrong “cvs”… Read More
rename command in Linux is used to rename the named files according to the regular expression perlexpr. It can change the name of the multiple… Read More
cpio stands for “copy in, copy out“. It is used for processing the archive files like *.cpio or *.tar. This command can copy files to… Read More
restore command in Linux system is used for restoring files from a backup created using dump. The restore command performs the exact inverse function of… Read More
gzexe command is used to compress executable files and also used to automatically uncompress and execute the files. This utility is very useful on systems… Read More
All files in a Linux filesystem are arranged in form of a big tree rooted at ‘/‘.These files can be spread out on various devices… Read More
rmdir command is used remove empty directories from the filesystem in Linux. The rmdir command removes each and every directory specified in the command line… Read More
gunzip command is used to compress or expand a file or a list of files in Linux. It accepts all the files having extension as… Read More
getent is a Linux command that helps the user to get the entries in a number of important text files called databases. This includes the… Read More
Linux/Unix consider everything as file and maintains folder. So “Files or a File ” is very important in Linux/Unix. While working in Linux/Unix system there… Read More
file command is used to determine the type of a file. .file type may be of human-readable(e.g. ‘ASCII text’) or MIME type(e.g. ‘text/plain; charset=us-ascii’). This… Read More
Different users in the operating system have ownership and permission to ensure that the files are secure and put restrictions on who can modify the… Read More

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