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Ok guys, elementary question.

I was poking around my server, and I noticed that when I 'ls' the / directory, /etc folder is not displayed. Why is that? I can very easily cd into it, but why is it not displaying when I'm getting a list of those directories?

Note: I'm using 'ls -lah' list, all, human-readable. The 'all' is showing me all directories, even hidden ones. Does the /etc folder have a different property to it that others do not?

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look closer or post the exact output. sudo apt-get install pastebinit then ls -lah | pastebinit and post the url here. – bodhi.zazen Mar 7 '13 at 21:08

You're probably just missing it in the list. Try just ls -lh and see what you can find. Remember, too, that they're in alphabetical order, so it should be pretty easy to find.

If you still can't find it, post a screenshot of what you do see.

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