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RE: Nautilus - changing user/owner




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> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Gene Heskett
> Sent: Lunes, 14 de Junio de 2004 02:16 a.m.
> To: Pepebuho; For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Nautilus - changing user/owner
> 
> 
> On Sunday 13 June 2004 21:12, Pepebuho wrote:
> >Hi
> >
> >If I have a group of files with the same user/owner, how can I
> > change the user/owner to a different one as a group?
> >
> >I was doing some root maintenance and ended with several user files
> > with root as an owner. I could change the user/owner individually
> > for each file from Nautilus, but I could not select the proper
> > files and do a group change. This is odd.
> >
> >I know this probably is in the manual but I do not  know even where
> > to start searching or what terms I could use for such a search.
> >
> >Please, I know that it is probably more efficient to do it from a
> > terminal using chown, but given the fact that I was in GUI mode I'd
> > rather stick to the GUI way (yes, I usually keep a terminal window
> > open to bypass the GUI when it gets in the way, but in my own
> > personal opinion, a GUI should not "get in the way".)
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >Javier
> 
> You can read the fine manual for 'chown' (man chown), which you can, 
> as root, use to change a whole directory tree with the -R option.  
> Something like:
> 
> chown -R amanda:disk /home/amanda/amanda-2.4.5b2-20040510
> 
> which will change that whole src tree to be owned by amanda, who is a 
> member of group disk.
> 
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Thanks Gene

That is what I ended doing, but it does not answer my question:
How do I do it from within Nautilus?

Javier

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