Translate

Image of Linux Kernel Development (3rd Edition)
Image of Operating System Concepts
Image of XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Programmer's Reference (Programmer to Programmer)
Image of RHCE Red Hat Certified Engineer Linux Study Guide (Exam RH302) (Certification Press)

Sudo and Globbing

The question is how we can use the sudo utility to display a list of files in a directory to which we have absolutely no Unix filesystem privileges Consider the following directory and files contained therein: $ ls -l total 4 drwxrwx—. 2 root root 4096 May 22 21:14 demo $ su Password: XXXXXXXX # ls -l demo total 0 -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 May 22 21:14 file1 -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 May 22 21:14 file2 -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 May 22 21:14 file3 # exit exit Note the directory permissions are 770 and the user and

Case Insensitive File Listings

In general, Linux filenames are case-sensitive. So how case you list the files in your current directory in a case-insensitive way? Technically, you are looking to perform case-insensitive globbing. Here are some ways: # touch DEMO demo DeMo # ls -l [Dd][Ee][Mm][Oo] -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 Mar 24 11:39 demo -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 Mar 24 11:39 DeMo -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 Mar 24 11:39 DEMO # ls -l | grep -i demo -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 Mar 24 11:39 demo -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 Mar 24 11:39 DeMo -rw-r–r–. 1 root root 0 Mar