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Re: changing user id for all files in a file system

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 10:02:43PM +0200, Johannes Zellner wrote:
> is there a simple and fast way to change the user id for all files in
> the file system, say from 1234 to 5000?

sudo find / -uid [old UID] |xargs -i sudo chown [new UID] '{}'

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