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Old 10-31-2010, 05:01 AM   #1
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Question How to find root files and dirs in some dir?


For example I have "/some/dir" which contains user's files and directories. I want to check if there are any files or directories of root. I guess I should use "find" command but what's the full command to find it out?
 
Old 10-31-2010, 05:07 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Manual page find(1)
Code:
       -uid n File's numeric user ID is n.

       -user uname
              File is owned by user uname (numeric user ID allowed).
So you would use `find /some/dir -user root`.
 
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If you're don't have too many levels to check, 'ls -l' will do for a human. Use 'find' if you want to process the output.
 
  


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