What does the trailing dot in the ls output (-rw-r--r--.) signify? (Doc ID 1618457.1)

Last updated on APRIL 16, 2014

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 to Oracle Linux 6.5 [Release OL4U4 to Ol6U5]
Linux x86-64
Linux x86

Goal

Understand the meaning of a 'dot' after permission field in 'ls -l' command output

Solution

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