Re: Directory ownership
- To: Debian User <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Directory ownership
- From: Tom H <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2012 06:51:23 -0500
- Message-id: <CAOdo=Swv7OJN3Ww1SEdwdS1+ve=8B2MV0tV=DUBYN5sbrraB3g@mail.gmail.com>
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On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 2:15 AM, Tom H <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:42 AM, Gean Ceretta
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Good night friends, I'll appreciate some help here: For some reason, I'm not
>> owner of my home folder, that implicates in some problems for programs that
>> have to create folders here, as Wine for example. I've tried change the
>> ownership of the directory with:
>> # chown -Rv gean:gean /home/gean/
>> *my username is gean
>> no error is reported in this command, but the ownership and groups stays the
>> $ ls -l /home
>> drwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8192 Nov 11 02:56 gean
> "chown -Rv gean:gean /home/gean/" changes the ownership of
> "/home/gean/" and all files and directories below it.
> Why do you want "/home" to be owned by "gean:gean"?!
Please ignore this nonsense... Sorry!