Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
The “ls” command in the Terminal is a great way to lists the files in the current working directory, but sometimes you want to learn more information (such as the file type). For this information, we’ll turn to the “file” command in order to explore the file system and get more information about the file types you’re working with. Let’s take a look at the usage case and how you can utilize this command in your workflow.