Re: [OFFTOPIC] chmod

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 08/28/98

On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, Matt Roach wrote:

>anyone know what chmod command changes ownership of a file? (Im trying to
>give myself full ownership of a file in my account)

chown does 'ownership', not chmod. i.e.: chown matt:roach file
(Note that you usually have to be root to do changing user.)

chmod u+rw file -- gives you full read/write permissions to file that you own.

George Greer, | Genius may have its limitations, but (not done) | stupidity is not thus handicapped.    |                  -- Elbert Hubbard

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