Files and Directories Listing (ls -ltr), Shows a Trailing Character Dot (.) in the Permission Field in the Output (Doc ID 1619503.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 22, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 6.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] [Release OL5 to OL6U5]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Goal

Files and directories list (ls -ltr) command suffix the character dot in the permission on output. Even after disabling the SELINUX, the "ls -lrt" shows trailing dot at the end of many files/folders.

The trailing dot needs to removed.

Solution

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