5 | cat command

Linux Command Line Tutorial

In this video we will learn how to use cat on linux terminal. cat means concatenate and print files. We can use cat command to display content of a file. It can also be used to combine files. cat can also be used to create new files.


-n : display line number including line breaks

-b : display line number excluding line breaks

-s : will squeeze unnecessary line breaks(leave only one line break if exist)

-e : show $ symbol at end of each line break

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