Does Linux care about case?

Is UNIX case-sensitive or not?

File names: Traditionally, Unix-like operating systems treat file names case-sensitively while Microsoft Windows is case-insensitive but, for most file systems, case-preserving. Variable names: Some programming languages are case-sensitive for their variable names while others are not.

Why is Linux terminal case-sensitive?

Linux is case sensitive because ‘a’ and ‘A’ are different as far as the OS is concerned. Historically, MS-DOS only used uppercase to represent filenames. In an attempt to allow lowercase while retaining backward compatibility, Windows 95 introduced LFNs (Long File Name) into the FAT filesystem.

How many types of case sensitive are there?

To ensure efficient storage, IDOL stores each occurrence of a term as one of only four case types: All lowercase (dog) All uppercase (DOG) Initial capital (Dog)

What are case sensitive characters?

Anything that is case sensitive discriminates between uppercase and lowercase letters. In other words, it means that two words that appear or sound identical but are using different letter cases, are not considered equal.

Is SQLite case-sensitive?

By default, the SQLite LIKE operator is case-insensitive for ASCII characters (which covers all english language letters), and case-sensitive for unicode characters that are beyond the ASCII range. And for non-english characters we could use a unicode-aware LIKE (for example, from the ICU extension).

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