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Old 01-26-2008
determine owner of a file

Hello,

I am on a mission to determine the user of file. I have used the ls -l command but it displays permission, link, user, group, etc, but I just want to display just the name of user of a specified file.

Many thanks
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Old 01-26-2008
ls -al |awk ' { print $3 }'
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Old 01-26-2008
thanks for that mate.

Can i be stupid to ask is there any other way to do it witout using the awk command
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Old 01-26-2008
stat -c %U filename
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Old 01-26-2008
Using Perl

Code:
use File::stat;
use User::pwent;

$filename = "$ARGV[0]";
$attrs = stat($filename);
$pwattrs = getpwuid($attrs->uid);

printf "Owner is %s (%d)\n", $pwattrs->name, $attrs->uid;


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