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strings: Limit results to strings at least *length* characters long.
$ strings -n ${length} ${filename}
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The command "strings" is a Linux utility command that is used to extract human-readable strings from binary files.

Here is an explanation for each part of the command "strings -n ${length} ${filename}":

  • "strings": It is the command itself that invokes the strings utility.
  • "-n ${length}": It is an optional flag that specifies the minimum length for a string to be included in the output. It filters out strings that are shorter than the specified length. The placeholder "${length}" should be replaced with an actual number.
  • "${filename}": It represents the name of the file from which the strings will be extracted. The placeholder "${filename}" should be replaced with the actual name of the file.

Overall, this command will scan the specified file and display all the printable strings present in the file. The optional "-n" flag is used to filter out shorter strings based on the specified minimum length.

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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