* [EMAIL PROTECTED] <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2004-03-22 07:39]:
> Also i was wondering what the asterisk at the end of this line means:
> -rwsr-x---  1 root  apache  9873 Oct 22  2002 chpasswd*

It means that chpasswd is an executable file.

> but when i run ls -l it says
> -rwsr-x---  1 root  apache  9873 Oct 22  2002 chpasswd
> without the asterisk.

You'll see the asterisk if you use the -F flag to ls, ie

# ls -lF


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