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touch command is used for changing file timestamps (or creating new files). (“touch(1) – Linux man page,” n.d.) It is used as follows:
If the file named
fileName does not exist, the file with the name
fileName is created. If the file named
fileName already exists, then only its modification time is modified to the current time.
I have used the
touch command a few times to create new files.
Hope you learned something new!
touch(1) – Linux man page. (n.d.). Retrieved January 6, 2020, from https://linux.die.net/man/1/touch