I don't remember exactly how this directory got created. It's name is
~, the alternative we all use for
home diretory. I also see a sticky bit attached with this directory. How shall I delete it? I fear running a normal rmdir would delete all the files from the home directory recursively. Here are the details :
mtk4@laptop:~/temp$ ls -l total 4 drwxrwxr-t 2 mtk4 mtk4 4096 Oct 17 2011 ~
How shall I proceed?
Another question : What does the
total number specify on the first line of output of
ls -l ? '4' in this case. There is just 1 directory as shown(other than
I am using ubuntu 12.04.
Also asked same question on askubuntu, as it seems to be relavant on both sites.