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Old 11-28-2011, 02:58 PM   #1
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Find all files owned by a user and copy them to a temp folder


How do you find all of the files owned by a user then copy those files to a temp folder?
 
Old 11-28-2011, 03:35 PM   #2
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Code:
eg: find /beginsearch/path -user name -exec mv -f {} /tmp/dir \;
 
Old 11-28-2011, 03:54 PM   #3
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I don't want to move the files just copy them. I'm using RHEL 6 and get a missing argument to -exec.

Never mind forgot the space after the destination folder.

Thank you

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Old 11-28-2011, 06:02 PM   #4
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obviously change mv to cp
 
  


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