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Not able to see /etc/passwd file.

Hi,

I am a beginner in Redhat Linux server.

I am reading the following line in a book ::

The home directory for the root user is /root. That and other information associated with the root user account is located in the /etc/passwd file. Here is what the root entry looks like in the /etc/passwd file:



But, I cannot find the  "etc/passwd" file on my server under the root directory.

Plz help...
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puneetdudeja
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puneetdudeja
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hemmiCommented:
It is NOT under the /root directory! Note the leading slash in /etc/passwd !!

Do a

ls -l /etc/passwd

(with leading slash!)
and you will see it.
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