The diff command in Linux stands for difference. It is used to display the differences in the files by comparing them line by line. This is a useful tool for identifying the differences between two versions of a file, whether it be a code file or a document. In this video @LearnLinuxTV will show you how to use the basic syntax of the “diff” command, as well as some of the options that you can use to customize the output.
0:18 What is the diff command?
1:20 How do you use the diff command?
4:15 Using Diff for SysAdmin
7:14 Using diff on config files
9:20 Diff output in depth
16:36 Colorizing output
17:37 Showing detailed output
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