[CoLoCo] fixperm for ubuntu?
jeffrey_lepage at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 26 14:56:25 BST 2008
I goofed and ran a script that did a recursive chown on some important directories.
It's a long sad story. All I can say is don't do important sysadmin stuff at 0300, and also beware of embedded spaces in directory names.
Anybody know how to fix this?
RPM-based distros have a utility called fixperm that helps recovery from this sort of problem. Does Ubuntu have something similar? Maybe some arcane feature of dpkg?
Please avoid sending me Word or PowerPoint attachments.
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