This article is all about Files and folder management in Linux part 2. In the previous post Files and folder management part 1 we learn about files and folder creation in Linux using different methods. Now in this tutorial, we will learn about types of files in Linux. There are various types of files will be present in the Linux operating system that is described by a single character in Linux. Each file type has a character and symbol by which we can easily identify what kind of file is it. In this tutorial, we will learn and try to understand the types of files in Linux and how to identify them. This is a common question to everyone who starts to learn Linux why is it much important to know file types. So here I give you answer this question that is because Linux considered everything as a file. When you start working on Linux you have to deal with different file types to effectively manage them. So let’s start here to learn file types in Linux.