I backup some of my Linux files in a NTFS removable hard disk several days ago, this time I need to remove those files. But I find it difficult since: On windows, it complains that "Could not find ...
root@host [/]# fsck -cc /dev/sdb1 fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2 e2fsck 1.41.12 (17-May-2010) Checking for bad blocks (non-destructive read-write test) Testing with random pattern: done /dev/sdb1: ...
According to this page: File names in Linux can contain any characters other than (1) a forward slash ( / ), which is reserved for use as the name of the root directory (i.e., the directory that ...
Why are filenames that start with a dot hidden? Can I hide files without using a dot as their first character?
Initially I thought it was a coincidence, but now I see there's even a tag for it: all hidden file names start with a dot. Is this a convention? Why was it chosen? Can it be changed? Or in other words ...
What symbols and (maybe) names are forbidden on different files systems available in modern Linux distribution?
An incredibly strange thing just happened. Through a serious typo, I entered cp filename.xsl .^?~ Yeah, that's right, dot-caret-questionmark-tilde! Truth is stranger than fiction. It gets weirder. ...
Can non-canonicalized forms of filesystem paths be significant? (eg. “foo//bar”, “foo/./bar”, and “foo/../bar”)
I have a script for building a particular flavor of GCC cross-compiler. Throughout the script there are many paths that are not in canonical form, such as duplicate path separators (/xxx/foo//bar/yyy) ...
Due to a lot of file exchange works between Windows (GBK encoding) and Linux (UTF-8 encoding), it will encounter character encoding issues easily, such as: zip/tar files whose name contains chinese ...