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

(Doc ID 1618457.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

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


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


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