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How do you create a file in UNIX

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How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / sivasankar.s

$ cat >fruits.txt
apple
orange
grapes
^d (Press control+d)


$ cat fruits.txt
apple
orange
grapes

Is This Answer Correct ?    488 Yes 62 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / guest

using touch command
using cat command

Is This Answer Correct ?    187 Yes 22 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / c sivakumar

We can create a file by touch command

example: touch success

ls -ltr

-rw-rw-r-- 1 bd 0 Oct 31 09:08 success

Is This Answer Correct ?    199 Yes 53 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / manikantan t s

many ways

1) touch <file name>
2) cat > <file name>
then the matters and stop using CTRL+D
3) > <file name>
4) using editors like vi

Is This Answer Correct ?    130 Yes 19 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / suchitra

cat > filename
this will create a file adn allows you to enter text and
to come out of the file,press ctrl+d.Then teh file will be
created.

touch command can also be used to create file.but this will
create empty file.

using Vi editor also the files can be created.

and few more editor like "ed" can also be used.
hence there are many ways to create a file in unix.

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How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / tannu

its so easy there r 2 way
just type 1 way is
$cat > filename
\\here is the text or content u want to write in file
or to exit from file press ctrl+d
2 way is
open unix editor that is vi
just type "vi" and if u give only vi then before exit by
command :wq (u have to give file u want to put after it
command)
and if u give like vi filename then u dont want to give
file name before exit

Is This Answer Correct ?    106 Yes 30 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / guest

with cat or touch command....

Is This Answer Correct ?    87 Yes 22 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / divya

1.Touch filename
2.cat filename
3.cat >> filename
4.>filename
5.Using vi editor

Is This Answer Correct ?    70 Yes 17 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / punit sharma

There are diffferent ways of crating a file on Unix

1. touch <filename>
2. cat <filename>
3. echo > <filename>
4. > <filename>
5. Using Vi editor


Is This Answer Correct ?    78 Yes 31 No

How do you create a file in UNIX..

Answer / abhishek dilliwal

yeah above are the ways but i have 1 more,

echo "
Here u write contents of file
this is second line of file
" | cat > NewFile

Is This Answer Correct ?    57 Yes 38 No

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