restoring default ownerships/permissions: was networking prob

James Takac p3nndrag0n at
Sun Sep 16 00:18:12 UTC 2007

On Sunday 16 September 2007 00:08:21 Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-15 at 23:24 +1000, James Takac wrote:
> > Thx for the reply. Well, so far I have the system back where it was
> > before my first email, i.e. for now the only thing not actually working
> > is the networking (afaik) which I believe is still an
> > ownership/permission problem.
> There is a difference between "working" and "working securely and as
> intended" :)
> > Any advice on where or how one might start?
> Something like this could get you started. It lists all non-root dir and
> file ownership on the good machines. Then you can compare the broken
> one:
> sudo ls -laRF  / | grep  -v "root root" > $HOME/permissions.txt
> It would be neater if it filtered out the non-matching dirs/files, but I
> didn't manage.

Hi Mario

In the process of doing that now. Thx for the idea. Could take a lil to 
generate the list by the looks of it. Hopefully doiny the same on the other 
and comparing side by side my offer clues


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