So Much Nothing

If you know about sparse files, this is of no relevance for you, but might still amuse you. If you don't know about sparse files, I recommend changing that because they are not only fun, but also very useful — for example when handling filesystem images.

    $ dd if=/dev/null of=hugeemptyfile bs=4M count=0 seek=2000G
    $ ls -l hugeemptyfile
    -rw-r--r-- 1 michi users 7,9E 11. Mai 01:45 hugeemptyfile

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