[techtalk] Bunch of odd messages

Kelly Lynn Martin kelly at poverty.bloomington.in.us
Sat Mar 25 23:37:44 EST 2000

On Sat, 25 Mar 2000 13:09:43 -0600 (CST), Eric Baudais <drake at x8b4e541f.dhcp.okstate.edu> said:

>Thirdly do $ls -al and see if the permissions are correct for "." and
>".."  Also make sure the directory is owned by darren and it has the
>correct group.

BTW, the "-d" option to ls is useful when checking permissions on a
directory.  "-d" means "list directory as a file", so "ls -ld ." gives 
the directory listing for ".", allowing you to check its ownership and 


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