Tag Archives: Linux-file-commands

Linux offers a wide range of commands for text formatting and editing. While editing a text file, you might want to display the lines with… Read More
The mkfs command stands for “make file system” is utilized to make a file system (which is, a system for organizing a hierarchy of directories,… Read More
When we have an object file and we don’t have the source code with us and we have to find out the maximum information from… Read More
rdiff-backup is a command in Linux that is used to backup files over server or local machine and even has a feature of incremental backup… Read More
Split command in Linux is used to split large files into smaller files. It splits the files into 1000 lines per file(by default) and even… Read More
When we compile source code, an object file is generated of the program and with the help of linker, this object files gets converted to… Read More
dump command in Linux is used for backup the filesystem to some storage device. It backs up the complete file system and not the individual… Read More
The zgrep command is used to search out expressions from a given a file even if it is compressed. All the options that applies to… Read More
The zdiff command in Linux is used to invoke the diff program on files compressed via gzip. All options specified are passed directly to diff.… Read More
chgrp command in Linux is used to change the group ownership of a file or directory. All files in Linux belong to an owner and… Read More
readlink command in Linux is used to print resolved symbolic links or canonical file names. In simple words whenever we have a symbolic link and… Read More
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