Join Chaim Krause for an in-depth discussion in this video Linux file types, part of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Essential Training.
- [Instructor] Let's take a look at Linux file types.…Everything on a Unix system, similarly…on a Linux system, is a file.…Let's look at the different types.…Most common are regular files.…These are your data files for the…programs that you're used to using.…JPGs, text files, videos, there are…also binary libraries that are used…by the operating system or the…programs running on top of it.…The next kind of file is a directory, and that's…simply a means of organizing groups of files.…
We also have links.…There's different types of links,…but the thing to remember about links…is they're basically shortcuts to some other file.…There's named pipes and sockets,…sometimes called FIFOs and these are used…to pass data between processes.…Last we have the device file,…originally called character special files.…These are simply interfaces for device drivers.…There's one command I'd like you to…remember that's useful when working with file types…in Linux and that is the file command.…
If we do a directory listing to see…what files are in a directory,…
- What is SUSE Linux Enterprise?
- Installing SLES
- Linux file types
- Working at the command line
- Managing processes
- Working with background processes
- Managing users and groups
- Changing file permissions
- Configuring network interfaces
- Displaying hardware information
- Managing drivers
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. What is SUSE Linux Enterprise?
2. Working at the Command Line
3. System Initialization
4. Process Management
5. Identity and Security
6. Managing Software
7. Network Management
8. Basic Network Services
10. Administration and Monitoring
11. Hardware Management
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