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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:37 am    Post subject: Strange output when i execute 'ls' as 'root'. Reply with quote

#is my comment
#command/output are in between ''
#process
su -
password
root ~ # 'ls'
#output is flashing and is as follow's
'net.enp0s26u1u4'

i am curious as to why i get that output when i run the command listed above?
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Because there's a file by that name in that directory. :P Broken symlinks blink when color is enabled. Just means that you created a symlink in the wrong place some time during the install. You can erase it. :wink:

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 2:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Code:
env | grep LS; man ls | grep color
for details :-)
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thank you all for the reply!
i will look into it once i have time and post an update!
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