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Old 10-15-2003, 08:22 PM   #1
starwind
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Question looking up file permisions


how do I cheek what the file permisions are for a file I just created?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 08:33 PM   #2
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Hi,

At the prompt type "ls -l /path/to/file/newfile"

It will tell you what the permissions are, when you run it you'll see something like...

ls -l /home/user/newfile
-rwxrw-r-- 1 craigh craigh 0 Oct 16 09:58 /home/user/newfile

Hope this helps
Craig
 
  


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