I cannot log in Ubuntu 15.10

Scott Blair scott.blair at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 06:42:30 UTC 2016


On 01/29/2016 01:38 AM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Scott Blair wrote:
>> Ctrl ALT F2 again. then try this:
>> cd
>> sudo chown R username:username .* *
>> use the . before the * so it will pick up hidden files.
> Better use
>
> sudo chown -R $USER:$USER $HOME
>
> 1. You missed the "-" before the "R".
> 2. The ".*" would include ".." which is "/home". If there is more that
> one user on that machine, it would lock out all other users.
>
>
> Nils
>
Thanks for pointing that out. I never thought about other users on the 
system.

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Scott Blair

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