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what is cat hello.txt

why we are using cat hello.txt

2 Answers

The command cat prints the content of a file.

Csaba Kapus
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Csaba Kapus
Courses Plus Student 6,103 Points

Hi Nihanth p,

The reason to use cat command is simple. It will print out the content of the hello.txt to the console. So you can see what is inside of that file. The cat command only works on files.