[clug] Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 problems - New
hal.ashburner at gmail.com
Wed May 11 13:23:51 UTC 2016
echo $HOME/* <- no dot files
echo $HOME/.* <-dot files but neither . or .. with zsh, apparently
includes both . and .. with bash.
One more reason to upgrade to zsh!
On 11 May 2016 at 21:24, Chris Smart <clug at christophersmart.com> wrote:
> 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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