Key Takeaways

  • The diff command is used to compare two files and display the differences between them, including changes, deletions, and additions.
  • The output of the diff command includes line numbers and labels to indicate the type of difference (change, deletion, or addition).
  • There are various options available for using the diff command, such as displaying a brief statement about file differences, side-by-side view, ignoring white space and case, and providing context for the differences.