restoring default ownerships/permissions: was networking prob

Jeff Waugh jdub at
Sat Sep 15 13:48:52 UTC 2007

<quote who="James Takac">

> sudo chown -R USERNAME:USERNAME /

> As I have more than one system, I can compare if it makes it easier for
> those who'll try to help.

Reinstall. No point trying to do it manually, it'll be too much hassle.

- Jeff

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