enigma at rick-net.com
Tue May 1 13:08:45 UTC 2007
Tom Vawter wrote:
> Paul Kaplan wrote:
>> It seems to me that you should be able to create a new user and then, as root,
>> copy the corrupted user files to the new user directory, and then change the
>> files' owner to the new user (as long as both users are in the same group).
>> In KDE you can change the owner of a directory and all of its contained files
>> and sub-directories in a single dialog box. I can't say that I know the CLI
>> for that task.
>> On Monday 30 April 2007 10:11:15 pm Tom Vawter wrote:
>>> I have corrupted my username to where I am only allowed a 10 second
>>> login and I am told that $HOME/.dmrc is owned by the user(corrupted) and
>>> should have 644 permissions. I accomplished this lovely task by trying
>>> to set up a share folder between ubuntu and osx following a tip from the
>>> I do have a 2nd username with adminstrative privileges. I wonder if it
>>> is possible to recover any files owned by the corrupted user?
>>> Tom Vawter
> Thanks, Paul. Your idea worked very well.
You can do that too. I just so happened to be on their web page. I
always liked Google Earth, I like finding those "out-of the way" towns
in the mid west, USA. It's good for traveling as well. I have a
navigation system in my car for that, though, but I can get somewhat of
a good look at what it looks like before I get there.
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