Who created a file?


 
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Who created a file?

Hi!Can somebody tell me what command can I use to find who created a file,please?
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ls -l ?

Its owner is probably who created it.

If it's not, you're out of luck.
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The command for a specific named file is:
Code:
ls -lad filename

Then look at the Owner field.
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Ok.Thanks.I know.But ls -l returns a loong list and it's difficult to search my file there and see how created it.I was hoping there was an easiest way to find the owner.Somebody?
# 5  
Read the post in the thread below mine.
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Code:
ls -l your_file_name_here

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On Unix/Linux, in general, you cannot determine who created a file. All you can find out is who is the present owner of the file.
 

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