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Old 06-27-2012, 02:05 PM   #1
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Directory Issue


I thought I created a directory called "Saved"

I was pretty sure I did it with 'mkdir Saved' and then I saw it was there and proceeded to move several files into it with 'mv filename directoryname'

Now when I try to put in 'cd Saved' it says no such directory, but when I try to recreate it with 'mkdir Saved' it says it is already there? ALSO, it is not BLUE in color such as other working directories are?

I was experimenting with 'touch' around that time and may have created the directory with 'touch Saved' but I do not think so, not impossible however.
 
Old 06-27-2012, 02:16 PM   #2
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just run "ls -l" and show us the output if it's not clear to you.
 
Old 06-27-2012, 02:22 PM   #3
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-rw-rw-r-- 1 UpsonS UpsonS 177 June 27 11:49 Saved

I don't see the typical dr in front, so did I do it with 'touch'? Anyway to recover what was moved to Saved?
 
Old 06-27-2012, 03:03 PM   #4
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Try cd /home/user-name/Saved
change user-name to actual users name
 
Old 06-27-2012, 10:14 PM   #5
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-rw-rw-r-- 1 UpsonS UpsonS 177 June 27 11:49 Saved
Note the first '-', which denotes the type. A '-' means a regular file, a dir has 'd' and so on eg http://bashshell.net/file-permission...ux-file-types/.
You can also use the 'file' cmd http://linux.die.net/man/1/file to check acual type.
 
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