Linux files type

<strong>Basic principles of Linux</strong>

<> Everything consider as files including hardware’s
<> small simple purpose Program
<> Ability to change program to perform complex task
<> Configuration date stored as text files

Types of files
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1.Regular files
2.Directory
3.Softlink / symlink
4.Character special file
5.Block special file
6.named pipes
7.socket

1.Regular files
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This is the files in which we know commonly like
Music – mp3,ogg
video – MPEG,avi,3gp
Picture – jpg,jif

2.Directory
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Normally known as folders

3.Softlink / symlink
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short cut
icons of files

4.Character special file
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for hardware
to specify teh character in key board

5.Block special file
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storage
memmory

6.named pipes
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process flow
process outputt
don’t store the data
flow management

7.socket
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inter files