This appears to be an easy concept, but I'm having difficulty finding out what is going on via Google:
I have a binary file generated by a C program,
cat example_binary, the output looks like a typical output after running cat on a compressed file.
cat has finished, letters and numbers remain on the command line. In this case, I see
$ cat example_binary ... $ 1;2c
Why would there be leftover numbers and letters remaining on the command line? What does