What is /dev/zero in Linux and its Uses

Posted by linuxtldr on Feb 12, 2024 8:39 AM EDT
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In this article, you will learn about the special file /dev/zero and its various use cases, such as creating a swap file, a dummy file for testing, and formatting the drive for security reasons.

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