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August 23, 2012

Directories Empty?


When I’m at work at my Windows 7 desktop. I use PuTTY to access the Web Server. The server is running Linux Ubuntu VER 8.10. I logon as root and I see the directories and I am able to maneuver up and down the directories. But there are NO files in the directories when I type ls. I am almost positive there are files in them because the Web site is working.

What can be the problem?

What is the difference logging on as super user or root?


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