Find: ‘-ls’ is not the name of a known user


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Is andy - NOT $andy - the user name?
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You realize $ means "variable", right? If you didn't set the variable $andy to anything, it won't be set to anything.

Code:
USER="andy"
find . '!' -user "$USER" -ls

If you just wanted the literal string "andy", use "andy".
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Thanks.
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