TechRepublic: Understanding the differences between Linux and Windows files

“The Penguin and the Window have many differences and many
similarities. The similarities, believe it or not, dig deep into
the heart of simplicity and ease of use. The differences, however,
range from the glaringly obvious to the subtly

“One of the more subtle differences between Linux and Windows is
the way the respective operating systems (OS) deal with hidden
files, permissions, and filenames. Below are some useful tips
regarding these three differences.”

“Linux filenames differ from Windows filenames in a number of
ways that can easily stump the MS-trained user. Within the Windows
environment, it is legal to create filenames with spaces…”

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