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basename strips directory information and suffixes from file names i.e. it prints the file name NAME with any leading directory components removed. Using basename command… Read More
fmt command in LINUX actually works as a formatter for simplifying and optimizing text files. Formatting of text files can also be done manually, but… Read More
In Unix-like operating systems, the chmod command is used to change the access mode of a file. The name is an abbreviation of change mode.… Read More
mv stands for move. mv is used to move one or more files or directories from one place to another in a file system like… Read More
rm stands for remove here. rm command is used to remove objects such as files, directories, symbolic links and so on from the file system… Read More
While working on LINUX, there might come a situation when you want to transfer a set of files or the entire directory. In such a… Read More
cp stands for copy. This command is used to copy files or group of files or directory. It creates an exact image of a file… Read More
cmp command in Linux/UNIX is used to compare the two files byte by byte and helps you to find out whether the two files are… Read More
The Linux ‘tar’ stands for tape archive, is used to create Archive and extract the Archive files. tar command in Linux is one of the… Read More
Cat(concatenate) command is very frequently used in Linux. It reads data from the file and gives their content as output. It helps us to create,… Read More
gzip command compresses files. Each single file is compressed into a single file. The compressed file consists of a GNU zip header and deflated data.… Read More
ZIP is a compression and file packaging utility for Unix. Each file is stored in single .zip {.zip-filename} file with the extension .zip. zip is… Read More
dd is a command-line utility for Unix and Unix-like operating systems whose primary purpose is to convert and copy files. On Unix, device drivers for… Read More
ls is a Linux shell command that lists directory contents of files and directories.Some practical examples of ls command are shown below. 1. Open Last… Read More
Ccrypt is a command line tool for encryption and decryption of data. Ccrypt is based on the Rijndael cipher, the same cipher used in the AES… Read More

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