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I've just bought a Linux book and I was scrolling the users, groups, permissions pages. Unfortunatelly I couldn't find any refferals to how can one change the owner (ex: Lisa to Simpson) of a file, directory, files recursively in a directory. Thanks, Rick...

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    Default changing ownership.

    I've just bought a Linux book and I was scrolling the users, groups,
    permissions pages. Unfortunatelly I couldn't find any refferals to how can
    one change the owner (ex: Lisa to Simpson) of a file, directory, files
    recursively in a directory.
    Thanks,
    Rick


    Rick Guest

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    Default Re: changing ownership.

    On Sun, 7 Dec 2003 15:41:39 -0000, "Rick" <co.uk> wrote:
     

    ..... "chown -R <username>:<groupname> *

    --
    /// Michael J. Tobler: motorcyclist, surfer, skydiver, \\\
    \\\ and author: "Inside Linux", "C++ HowTo", "C++ Unleashed" ///
    Your fault: core dumped
    mjt Guest

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    Default Re: changing ownership.

    On Sun, 7 Dec 2003 15:41:39 -0000, Rick <co.uk> wrote: 
    chown -R user:group /dir

    Recursive. Drop the -R for not-recursive.

    AC

    Alan Guest

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    Default Re: changing ownership.


    "Rick" <co.uk> wrote in message
    news:bqvi5u$26onkr$news.uni-berlin.de... 

    Read the manual pages on "chmod", and on "find" to look through a directory
    tree and pick specific file types or names to modify.


    Nico Guest

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