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In Ubuntu 10.04, there is a certain file that appears highlighted in terminal. When I try to cat the file, it says there is no such file or directory. How can I see what's in this file? Is this a symbolic link?

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Perhaps it's a broken symbolic link pointing to some non-existing destination file?

Some commands you might like to try:

ls -la /path/to/your/file
stat /path/to/your/file
file /path/to/your/file
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