[ubuntu-users] Command not found

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 5 14:39:17 UTC 2012

On 5 March 2012 14:22, John Sampson <jrs.idx at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> On 05/03/2012 13:46, Bert Swart wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 05, 2012 at 01:33:59PM +0000, Colin Law wrote:
>>> On 5 March 2012 12:30, John Sampson<jrs.idx at ntlworld.com>  wrote:
>>>> Not knowing my situation you have no right to say that.
>>>> So why is there no man page for cd?
>>>> What does the "~$" mean in the prompt?
>>>> I had typed "cd Downloads" among other guesses - for some reason
>>>> adding "/" to the end is the answer, the one I didn't guess.
>>> There should be no need for the trailing '/'.  Can you confirm that
>>> for you it is necessary?
> Tried again. Yes, it is necessary.

Can you copy and paste the command you entered and the result please
(the complete lines please).  Remove the user name from the prompt if
you want to.  (As I mentioned ealier you can use ctrl-shift-C to copy
from terminal).

>> Perhaps show output from ls Downloads*
> This gives "ls: Cannot access Downloads*:  No such file or directory".

Again please copy/paste the complete command and result.

Also the same for
ls -al


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