I am exploring using Linux instead of NT as a server for the small business that I work in. Will it work well as a file server and are there also any database server applications that work well? What distribution is best for someone new to Linux but with copious computing/networking experience with Windows/DOS/Novell?
There's an interesting discussion going on now in an Experts Exchange Group —
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. This reminded me of questions that come up here at EE along the lines of, "How can I tell the type of file from its cont…
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Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell.
ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands.
Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.: