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Old 06-17-2002, 07:38 AM   #1
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types of files


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how many types of files can be there in linux, as in 1. charecter file; 2. block file .... ne other??
 
Old 06-18-2002, 03:20 AM   #2
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I think this would be most of them:

- block (buffered) special
- character (unbuffered) special
- directory
- named pipe (FIFO)
- regular file
- socket
- symbolic link
 
  


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