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Group :: File tools
RPM: file

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Current version: 5.42-alt1
Build date: 14 june 2022, 09:24 ( 14.6 weeks ago )
Size: 614.13 Kb

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License: BSD-2-Clause
Summary: File type guesser

The file command is "a file type guesser", that is, a command-line tool that
tells you in words what kind of data a file contains. Unlike most GUI systems,
command-line UNIX systems - with this program leading the charge - don't rely
on filename extentions to tell you the type of a file, but look at the file's
actual contents. This is, of course, more reliable, but requires a bit of I/O.

Current maintainer: Vitaly Chikunov

List of contributors

List of rpms provided by this srpm:

  • file
  • file-debuginfo
  • libmagic
  • libmagic-debuginfo
  • libmagic-devel
  • libmagic-devel-static
  • python-module-magic
  • python-module-magic-debuginfo
    design & coding: Vladimir Lettiev aka crux © 2004-2005, Andrew Avramenko aka liks © 2007-2008
    current maintainer: Michael Shigorin