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    Unix file system level


    In UNIX, what is a directory? What is stored inside a directory at the filesystem level?

    A directory in Unix is a file whose contents are the members of the directory. Is this correct ? and what is stored inside a directory at the file system level ?
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    The keyword you are after is inode
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