Linux File Contents

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Linux File Contents Command

There are many commands which help to look at the contents of a file. Now we'll look at some of the commands like head, tac, cat, less & more and strings.

We'll discuss about the following file contents given in the table:

Commands Function
head It displays the beginning of a file.
tail It displays the last last part of a file.
cat This command is versatile and multi worker.
tac Opposite of cat.
more Command line diaplays contents in pager form that is either in more format.
less Command line diaplays contents in pager form that is either in less format.