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Accidently chown /boot /bin /dev /etc recurvely to another user

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by krusty, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. krusty

    krusty Active Member

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    Recursivly put back it to root.. now having some probs with some email passwords.

    eeek


    help. Is there any quick way of undo-ing the slight mess up
     
  2. cortecds

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    Not familiar with an undo.
    Just:
    chown -R root /boot
     
  3. krusty

    krusty Active Member

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    99% has been sorted out now .. just caused a lot of work :(
     
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    Spiral BANNED

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    Be very careful of using any recursion or wildcards when logged in as root!

    You can very easily ruin your life in a single command!
     
  5. krusty

    krusty Active Member

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    Yes I know that now ...

    especially when you me moment and do /* ...
     
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