Thread: Wrong chmod!!
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Old 16th February 2007, 13:28
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-> indicate a symbolic link, a pointer to the actual file. To change the symbolic link owner/group add the -h flag:
chown -h root:root /bin/filename
Please stop using the asterix '*'to address files. It will expand to every file in the /bin directory (in this example). Using the * constantly will bring you further and further away from solving this. Use the real and full path name. Example: /usr/bin/vi. Nothing less.
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