TIL unix “file” program

Have you ever encountered a file without extension, and wondered what is this file? I have, but thank to Jamie Wong and his great article “Reverse Engineering Instruments’ File Format”, this seem to not be a trouble anymore.

Meet file – a program that tries to guess the type of a file by looking at its bytes.

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