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What i did:
- logged in with acc1 and created a new user acc2
commands used: useradd and passwd.
- Then i logged in acc2. but all the files are owned by acc1.
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i want to find what are the files having owner as 'palani' my entire filesystem ( sub directories )
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sm860 IS the owner of the files below,but yet sm860 cannot change the ownership to bpt3a1.Please let me know why ?
See below for details
sm860@unixs741_DEV:/usr/gdp/home/ftp/bpt3a1/incoming/ahdb/T5/pcasav/daily $ ls -l pcasav*
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im running into changing the ownership of a file. I am trying to change the ownership to "system", but it doesn't want to work. I
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How to change the owner of group?
-rw-r--r-- 1 lead lead
Now I need to change LEAD to SUBLEAD.. how do I do this.
I am using this command.
$chown -R sublead test.lck
I get this message
chown: test.lck: Not owner
I am logged in a LEAD..
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I don't know how the owner & group of a login file in redhat linux 7.2 changed to bache like,
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XSetSelectionOwner(3X11) MIT X11R4 XSetSelectionOwner(3X11)
XSetSelectionOwner, XGetSelectionOwner, XConvertSelection - manipulate window selection
XSetSelectionOwner(display, selection, owner, time)
Window XGetSelectionOwner(display, selection)
XConvertSelection(display, selection, target, property, requestor, time)
Atom selection, target;
display Specifies the connection to the X server.
owner Specifies the owner of the specified selection atom. You can pass a window or
property Specifies the property name. You also can pass
requestor Specifies the requestor.
selection Specifies the selection atom.
target Specifies the target atom.
time Specifies the time. You can pass either a timestamp or
The function changes the owner and last-change time for the specified selection and has no effect if the specified time is earlier than the
current last-change time of the specified selection or is later than the current X server time. Otherwise, the last-change time is set to
the specified time, with replaced by the current server time. If the owner window is specified as then the owner of the selection becomes
(that is, no owner). Otherwise, the owner of the selection becomes the client executing the request.
If the new owner (whether a client or is not the same as the current owner of the selection and the current owner is not the current owner
is sent a event. If the client that is the owner of a selection is later terminated (that is, its connection is closed) or if the owner
window it has specified in the request is later destroyed, the owner of the selection automatically reverts to but the last-change time is
not affected. The selection atom is uninterpreted by the X server. returns the owner window, which is reported in and events. Selections
are global to the X server.
can generate and errors.
The function returns the window ID associated with the window that currently owns the specified selection. If no selection was specified,
the function returns the constant If is returned, there is no owner for the selection.
can generate a error.
requests that the specified selection be converted to the specified target type:
o If the specified selection has an owner, the X server sends a event to that owner.
o If no owner for the specified selection exists, the X server generates a event to the requestor with property
The arguments are passed on unchanged in either of the events. There are two predefined selection atoms: PRIMARY and SECONDARY.
can generate and errors.
A value for an Atom argument does not name a defined Atom.
A value for a Window argument does not name a defined Window.
X Window System: The Complete Reference, Second Edition, Robert W. Scheifler and James Gettys