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Creating a Linux File with Touch

To create an empty file called testfile within your current directory, use the following command:

To edit this file, you must use a text editor.

You can create a file in a different location by changing what is after touch. To create a new file in /home/hadi/testdirectory, if you are already in your home directory, you can use the following:

Of from anywhere using an absolute path, you can use this:

Or from anywhere using a path shortcut, you can use the following command: