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

On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 12:50:52PM +0100, George Borisov wrote:
> Sorry, user george is not allowed to execute '/usr/bin/find / -uid 1000'
> as root on dxs-wksd-195.

That has to do with what's in /etc/sudoers, I imagine. When
I've gotten that error, it's meant that sudoers is
configured to only let me run one or two commands. For most
people, I imagine -- and certainly on most machines I've
used -- sudoers are equivalent to root.

But yes, I suppose I should have qualified my 'sudo find'
command with the words "if you're allowed to run 'find' as

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