Linux `file` Equivalent

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  • file-windows

    File and Libmagic build with Visual Studio

    There's nothing like that built-in like it is in most Linux distros (probably since it's seldom needed like /u/xCharg mentions), but the same exact command does have Windows builds available, eg. this one: https://github.com/julian-r/file-windows/releases

  • file

    Read-only mirror of file CVS repository, updated every half hour. NOTE: do not make pull requests here, nor comment any commits, submit them usual way to bug tracker or to the mailing list. Maintainer(s) are not tracking this git mirror.

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