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Inodes in Linux

Inodes in Linux

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Everything in Linux considered as file. This is just to maintain the consistency. Everything means keyboard, mouse, printers, monitor, hard disk, processes, even the folder or directories are treated as file in Linux. The regular files contain data such as text files, mp3, multimedia files, configuration files. Files contain some administrative information about them, such as their size, ownership, permissions. This metadata about a file in managed with a data structure known as an inode i.e. index node. There are three times in the inode: contents of the file last modified (write)file was last used (read or execute)inode itself was last changed Changing the contents of a file does not affect its usage time. Changing the permission affects only the inode change time. For e...
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