How do you create a file in UNIX
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Answer / sivasankar.s
$ cat >fruits.txt
^d (Press control+d)
$ cat fruits.txt
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Answer / guest
using touch command
using cat command
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Answer / c sivakumar
We can create a file by touch command
example: touch success
-rw-rw-r-- 1 bd 0 Oct 31 09:08 success
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Answer / manikantan t s
1) touch <file name>
2) cat > <file name>
then the matters and stop using CTRL+D
3) > <file name>
4) using editors like vi
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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
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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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
and if u give like vi filename then u dont want to give
file name before exit
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Answer / guest
with cat or touch command....
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Answer / divya
3.cat >> filename
5.Using vi editor
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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
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