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I've tried using the command "cd /etc/passwd" but it says no directory. I then went into /etc and then listed the directories and saw the /passwd directory but still unable to get into it. So, what else can i do to list all users?
If you have difficulty in finding out whether something is a file or directory, you can use 'ls -l', and check its first bit:
'-'is a regular file
'd' is a directory
There are total 7 types of files:
1. Regular file(-)
2. Directory files(d)
3. Block file(b)
4. Character device file(c)
5. Named pipe file or just a pipe file(p)
6. Symbolic link file(l)
7. Socket file(s)