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How To Install "file" Package on Ubuntu

Quick Install Instructions of file on Ubuntu Server. It’s Super Easy! simply click on Copy button to copy the command and paste into your command line terminal using built-in APT package manager.

See below for quick step by step instructions of SSH commands, Copy/Paste to avoid miss-spelling or accidently installing a different package.


Quick Install Steps:
Step 1
sudo apt-get update -y
Step 2
sudo apt-get install -y file
Execute the commands above step by step. You can simply hit the copy button to copy the command and paste into the command line interface.
Note: -y flag means to assume yes and silently install, without asking you questions in most cases.

Determines file type using "magic" numbers
File tests each argument in an attempt to classify it. There are three sets of tests, performed in this order: filesystem tests, magic number tests, and language tests. The first test that succeeds causes the file type to be printed. Determines file type using "magic" numbers
File tests each argument in an attempt to classify it. There are three sets of tests, performed in this order: filesystem tests, magic number tests, and language tests. The first test that succeeds causes the file type to be printed.

Detailed Instructions:
Step 1
Run update command to update package repositories and get latest package information.
sudo apt-get update -y
Step 2
Run the install command with -y flag to quickly install the packages and dependencies.
sudo apt-get install -y file
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