[Techtalk] Mystery Diectory and invisible Files

R. Daneel Olivaw linuxchix at r-daneel.com
Sat Aug 9 18:35:25 EST 2003


> Dear LxTT

LxTT ? who's that ? :)

> In the process of removing all files from a failed install of Lopster I am 
> stuck with this weird Directrory with some mystery files in it.
> I cannot get any root permission to read or write as per below.
> Can someone explain how to delete this. I have put in in trash and whenever I 
> try to empty trash it freezes X for about 2 minutes.

well, the only thing I can think of, is lsattr.
This lists the "advanced" attributes.
chattr can change these advanced permissions (as root).


R. Daneel Olivaw,
The Robot Inside.

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