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Quickly generate an empty file of a certain size

Stanislav KhromovStanislav Khromov
dd if=/dev/zero of=file.img count=1024 bs=1M

This will generate a 1 GB file. Exchange the count number to the amount of megabytes you want to generate.

For example, to generate a 512MB file, you would enter count=512

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