How to Print File Content to the Screen in CentOS?

Publish on August 1, 2020

In this post, we will see how to How to print file content to the screen using terminal commands in CentOS. CentOS is a Community Enterprise operating system which mainly focuses on the server. It is a part of Linux Operating System Distribution, and it is free to use. First, open the terminal

Total Time Needed: 30 Minutes

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Steps to print file content to the screen in CentOS

Step 1 :To Print Contents of a File
Use the command cat . For example, to print contents of the file password which is in, etc. type the command cat /etc/passwd and press enter. You can see that the contents of the file are printed.

Step 2 : To Create a File
To create a new file use the command cat > file name and press enter. Now enter the content of the file , type ^C, and press enter again. For example, to create a file named tork.txt, type
cat > tork.txt, and press enter. Now type the content, type ^C, and press enter.

Step 3: To Check if the File is Created
Type the command cat tork.txt and press enters you can see the contents of the created file.

Step 4 : Rename Files:
To rename file, use the command cat old_name > new_name. For example, To change
the password to passwd.txt type the command cat /etc/passwd > passwd.txt and press enter.

Step 5: Check if the File is Renamed
Use the command ls to check if the file is renamed. Type ls and click enter to see that file name Is changed to passwd.txt

To print file the content to the screen in CentOS please follow these steps. If you need any help please contact Medha Hosting.
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