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Re: chown

Paul Dwerryhouse wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 15, 2006 at 12:15:54AM -0200, Gilberto Martins wrote:
>>    I have a user called "teste"
>>    I want the user called "teste" to be the owner of this directory
>>    That means "aluno" cannot do this. Can someone explain me why he can't ?
> Only the root user can change the ownership of a file or directory; use
> su or sudo to change to root first, and then try the same command again.

I've been unable to find this in the info page for chown. Odd that it's
not documented in the "official" documentation (as I understand it). I
wonder how we're supposed to know this (assuming Paul's not always there
to tell us ;-)  ).


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