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wiki:chown [2011/05/07 02:49]
Guy [The Recursive Option]
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 ==== The Recursive Option ==== ==== The Recursive Option ====
  
-The recursive option enables you to change the owner of a directory, and all files and directories within that directory, with one command. To do this use "-R."+The recursive option enables you to change the owner and group of a directory, and all files and directories within that directory, with one command. To do this use "-R."
  
 For example, let's say you copied the directory myfiles to /home/tc, and it contains other files and directories, belonging to root:root. For example, let's say you copied the directory myfiles to /home/tc, and it contains other files and directories, belonging to root:root.
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