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what command for know that type of file

what command for know that type of file

need know what command is used for type of file binary o ascci
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Don Morris_1
Honored Contributor

Re: what command for know that type of file

man 1 file
SoorajCleris
Honored Contributor

Re: what command for know that type of file

Hi Eric,

#file FILENAME

exmaple ..
# file nsswitch.conf
nsswitch.conf: English text
[rx26-156]/etc
# file lvmtab
lvmtab: data
[rx26-156]/etc
# file rc.log
rc.log: ascii text

Regards,
Sooraj
"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you have to be a genius to understand the simplicity" - Dennis Ritchie
Kapil Jha
Honored Contributor

Re: what command for know that type of file

file
and
what

what - extract SCCS version information from a file

BR,
Kapil+
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Prasanth Thomas
Valued Contributor

Re: what command for know that type of file

Hello,

Please run the below command,

#file

Regards,
Prasanth Thomas.