Test whether a file or directory exist in shell

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How to test whether a file exist in shell on Linux? We can use the test command to check file types and whether it exits.

How to test whether a path is a regular file in shell on Linux

We can use the following command to test whether a path is a regular file and exist.

How to test whether a path is a folder in shell

Using the following command, we can test whether a path is a folder in shell on linux.

How to test whether a file is a symbolic link on linux?

Using the following command, we can test whether a file is a symbolic link on linux. 

How to test file or directory in shell scripts

Test whether a path is a folder and exist

Test Whether a path is a regular file

Other test operators to check the type of a path

For example, we can test whether a file is a symbolic link: