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Old 12th April 2013
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Originally Posted by CyberJet View Post
I did create the directory (mkdir) during the process in /var/log/bcm. It's just a thought, should I have assigned special permissions? I tried to list the perms using:

 ls -l ~/var/log/bcm
It produces:

ls: /bcm No such file or directory
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The two directories are not equivalent. ~/var/log/bcm specifies a directory underneath your home directory. /var/log/bcm is an absolute pathname underneath /. Note the use of the tilde (~) which is shorthand for designating the home directory of whatever account is issuing the commands.
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