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Old 02-26-2004, 01:19 AM   #1
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Make a file owned by root owned by a user


Could someone tell me how to change who owns a certain file? Right now it's owned by root.
 
Old 02-26-2004, 01:26 AM   #2
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Become root, and do

chown <user>:[<group>] file


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Old 02-26-2004, 01:26 AM   #3
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Check out the man page for 'chown' and the others - 'chgrp', 'chmod'. Basically 'chown user:group file' as root. Make sure it *should* be changed though, as it can be a security issue.
 
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