Explain what is the maximum length for a filename under Linux?

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Editor Staff asked 10 months ago

Explain what is the maximum length for a filename under Linux?

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Editor Staff answered 10 months ago

Any filename can have a maximum of 255 characters. This limit does not include the path name, so therefore the entire pathname and filename could well exceed 255 characters.