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I accidentally typed
l instead of
ls today and found that the command still printed a list of the files in my current directory. Trying
l --help brings up the help file for
ls suggesting that
l is just an alias of
Howver, each file was suffixed by a
*. Why is this and what does it mean?
In case it makes a difference, this is when running the latest stable version of Ubuntu.