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Re: Directory ownership

On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 2:15 AM, Tom H <tomh0665@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:42 AM, Gean Ceretta
> <geanceretta@linuxmail.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
>> same:
>> $ 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!

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