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For the life of me I can not get to the /ect directory after doing a new FreeBSD 8.2 i386 version. Basically if I type cd / and then do an ls I can see it but if i try cd /ect this does not work from either # or #/ . I am trying to edit the ip configuration file by doing vi /ect/rc.conf but I just get an empty file every time i try that and no capacity to save because it says the directory doesn't exsist. Thanks in advance.

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You mean /etc, do you?

(I was just guessing because you misspelled it three times)

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+1 - That could well be the problem. – boehj May 13 '11 at 19:29
Thank you so much, I was banging my head against the wall because the universe no longer made sense! – Al Katawazi May 13 '11 at 19:32
@Al You don't know how many times I've tried to cd to nonexisting folders. If you type cd /e and then press Tab, it should however autocomplete for you :) – slhck May 13 '11 at 19:33

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