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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Given: Code: dave@Dafydd:~$ dir -l /dev/pts total 0 crw--w---- 1 root tty  136, 0 Jul 15 10:43 0 crw--w---- 1 dave tty  136, 2 Jul 15 17:59 2 crw--w---- 1 dave tty  136, 3 Jul 15 18:01 3 crw--w---- 1 dave tty  136, 4 Jul 15 18:03 4 crw--w---- 1 root tty  136, 5 Jul 15 10:43 5 c--------- 1 root root  5, 2 Jul 15 10:42 ptmx dave@Dafydd:~$ How does one read the content of character devices? Code: dave@Dafydd:~$ sudo hexedit /dev/pts/3 [sudo] password for dave: the long seek failed (-1 instead of 0), leaving :( dave@Dafydd:~$ sudo hexedit /dev/pts/ptmx the lo (HowTos)