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I have a user that has created a directory called newDirectory?ls -al?mkdir newDirectory
I was attempting to do a backup by scp'ing the files to another server.. but this directory caused an error... but even though ls will list the directory i can not, cd into it or rename it. The server just says No such file or directory..
how can a gain access to the file or rename it, is there another method?
The ? character might be some strange character which cannot be displayed correctly in your terminal, and the font/terminal emulator chooses ? to indicate this... To find out what is actually in the file name use the -b option to ls, which will print non-printable characters as their octal encodings.