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Re: how to change ownership on all files in a folder



> 
> paulh wrote:
> thufir wrote:
> 
> > copying a directory of files from the cd to /home/thufir creates a ton of locked files with root ownership.  Whether this makes sense, dunno, but it can be inconvenient.
> > 
> > do people recursively go through these files, or is there an alternate solution?
> > 
> 
> Most likely this happened because you did the copy as root. If you did
> the copy using your regular user account, you'd be the owner of the
> files in the first place.
> 
> Paul.


from windows, actually.


Thufir


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