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    Cant access a file


    Hi all, i am trying to access a file, i was getting a message saying that it was not a directory i belive this was because the file didnt have any permissions set so i changed the file using shmod 777 what i belive it full access but stll cant view it get not a directory any help please

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    Execute ls -l command and post output here.
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    could you just help me the Linux I am using has different Colours for files
    they are green,white, dark blue light blue, is the same for all distro also some files have like * at the end what does it mean ?

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    How are you trying to access the file?
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    Quote Originally Posted by millwalll View Post
    could you just help me the Linux I am using has different Colours for files
    they are green,white, dark blue light blue, is the same for all distro also some files have like * at the end what does it mean ?
    green (or *) = Executable
    dark blue (or / at end) = Directory
    light blue (or @ at end) = symbolic link
    reverse video = device entry + possible pipe
    white/black = all other normal files

    controlled by /etc/DIR_COLORS (in fedora)
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