Grundlefleck Grundlefleck - 4 months ago 8
Linux Question

How to create a file with a given size in Linux?

For testing purposes I have to generate a file of a certain size (to test an upload limit).

What is a command to create a file of a certain size on Linux?

Answer
dd if=/dev/zero of=upload_test bs=file_size count=1

Where file_size is the size of your test file in bytes

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