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od Command

od - command displayed the file data in octal . Many files ( especially executables ) contain nonprinting characters , and most UNIX / LINUX commands don't display them properly . The file odfile contains some of these characters that don't show up normally . The od command makes these commands visible by displaying ASCII octal value of its input .

Example 1 -

Run below od command and see the result .

   od emp.csv      

Example 2 - with ( -b and -c option )

 

   od -bc emp.csv      
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