‘inode’ the identity of a file in Linux and Unix?

‘inode’ is a term which is related to Unix and Linux systems, it is an unique number assigned to every filename. This given number is utilized for consulting that particular file’s various attributes. In other words we can say that ‘inode’ is an identification of each file created in Unix or Linux system with the purpose of file’s owner and user, file’s access mode and it’s type.

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