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Linux touch command

touch command is a way to create empty files (there are some other mehtods also). You can update the modification and access time of each file with the help of touch command.



TOUCH Command

Look above, we have created two files namely 'myfile1' and 'myfile2' through touch command. To create multiple files just type all the file names with a single touch command followed by enter key. For example, if you would like to create 'myfile1' and 'myfile2' simultaneously, then your command will be:

touch Options

touch -aTo change file access and modification time.
touch -mIt is used to only modify time of a file.
touch -rTo update time of one file with reference to the other file.
touch -tTo create a file by specifying the time.
touch -cIt does't create n empty file.
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