Thursday, October 8, 2015


ls : list the files
touch :- to create the file system.

cat :- to view the content of the file

vi :- to edit/add the content in file.

for examples

Below you can see how you can list the files,create file "redhat" and add content  as "this is redhat file " and how can you cat redhat file.

Please see below for some more ls commands with examples  :-

ls List the  Files / directories 
ls –a List All files and directories including hidden Files 
ls -l List All information about files/directories
ls –ld List Directory Information 
ls -lt List Last Modified Time Using 
ls –r List files with reverse order
ls –ltr Order Files Based on Last Modified Time (In Reverse Order) Using
ls –R List  Files Recursively Using 
ls –lh List  files in KB, MB, etc
ls –m LIst  files with comma separation
ls –i Display File inode Number Using 
ls –q Hide Control Characters Using
ls –n Display File UID and GID Using 

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