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Old 21st March 2013
Beastie Beastie is offline
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Originally Posted by daemonfowl View Post
Hi teacher jggimi and thanks for your reply !
Yes, in Unix everything is a file .. and yet I need to be able to decide about such files .. before sending them to a target OS : windoze.
I'm not sure you've understood jggimi's reply (sorry if you did), but he was literally suggesting you use the file utility:
% file testfile
% file *
May the source be with you!
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