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Old 07-04-2008, 04:01 AM   #1
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Question Cannot run "ls" from command-line anymore

When trying to run ls from the command-line i get this error:

glimpsed:~ glimpse$ ls
-bash: /sw/bin/ls: No such file or directory
Anyone has any idea what this is all about? I think that it has something to do with the fact that I recently uninstalled Fink on my Leopard machine... But don't know what exactly should I do to fix it.

Any help appreciated.
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Old 07-04-2008, 06:59 AM   #2
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It looks like you might have an alias set up for 'ls' and this alias refers to '/sw/bin/ls'.

Look for this alias in your shell config files ("dot files") - see this Unix FAQ
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Old 07-04-2008, 08:35 AM   #3
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As it seems Fink somehow made an alias to '/sw/bin/ls' as you've said right before I uninstalled it. After editing the shell profile and deleting that alias I managed to get it working again .

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