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Old 06-30-2003, 02:25 PM   #1
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Question ls command -l Meaning of Colored line


What does a highlighted colored line mean when I perform a ls -l command. I am checking on symbolic links, and two of them show us as a completed highlighted line. I recently added them, so I am wondering if something is wrong.

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Old 06-30-2003, 05:45 PM   #2
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Which color is it? Red?
 
Old 06-30-2003, 08:58 PM   #3
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Yes.
 
Old 07-01-2003, 04:18 AM   #4
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this means link name exists but no target.
for eg.
$ ln -s <target > <linkname>
if <target> is removed by rm , <linkname> is highlighted with red indicating no target for it.

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