Stupid Ubuntu 8.10

Joel Goguen jgoguen at
Sun Nov 9 15:44:42 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-11-09 at 07:33 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> Perhaps you mean:
> sudo chown -R vafa:vafa /MyDirectory
> notice the colon between vafa and vafa vs the period.
Either one works.  The form with a dot is older, but chown accepts it no

Joel Goguen
Bug-free code is a myth.
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