[clug] Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 problems - New

Chris Smart clug at christophersmart.com
Wed May 11 11:24:22 UTC 2016

On Wed, May 11, 2016 at 04:51:14PM +1000, Hal Ashburner wrote:
>is it as simple as
>sudo chown -R owen:owen .*

Using .* might end up setting the parent directory to owen:owen also (as in
/home rather than just /home/owen).

Assuming he's in his home dir, I think that Owen is simply looking for:

chown -R owen:owen .

Or specifying the actual path to his home dir:

chown -R owen:owen ~owen

I doubt that it has anything to do with his default group, seeing as he
has explicitly set "owen" as the group.


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