When I run ls -adl .* in one of my directories, I get a file that has this listing: lrwxrwxrwx 1 user group 43 Jul 3 16:25 .#filename.py -> email@example.com:1372874769 The filename ...
In Arch Linux, if I do ls -l in /sbin, I can see that reboot, shutdown and poweroff are all symlinks to /usr/bin/systemctl. But issuing reboot, shutdown and systemctl commands obviously does not all ...
I've noticed that ls -l doesn't only change the formatting of the output, but also how directory symlinks are handled: > ls /rmn biweekly.sh daily.sh logs ... > ls -l /rmn lrwxrwxrwx 1 root ...
Background I am working on a RHEL 5 cluster. I want my Fortran program to read the file /home/bob/inputs/input_1 I asked Bob to give me permission to read all contents of inputs: [bob@server]$ ...
Symbolic links with ls, mv: forcing the functions to utilize “logical” addresses (remembering the original path)
It seems that for many basic functions operating on symbolic links, the physical path is used by default. However, cd works fine. When moving into a symbolic link, cd remembers where I came from so it ...
I have some software that, among other things, needs to: Assess a file's rwxrwxrwx permissions; Work under every possible flavor of Unix and Linux you can find in the wild. Currently, it does that ...
This question talks about finding directories in a current diretory. The solution is basically: ls -d */ That's great but how can I easily list symlinks? Do I have to use something like find . ...
Why can't list file/directory relative to .. from a symbolic link directory (No such file or directory)?
I have a /usr/tomcat6/logs directory linked to /var/log/tomcat6. When I changed directory to /usr/tomcat6/logs and try to ls files using a relative pathname ../conf/Catalina/localhost, a No such file ...