[Gllug] File permissions

Swen Hartmut Tromm swentromm at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Jun 30 13:01:20 UTC 2010

Perhaps I understand this a tick too simple, but what about "chown"?

On Wednesday 30 Jun 2010, gllug-request at gllug.org.uk wrote:
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> Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 14:01:28 +0100
> From: James Holland <holland.james at yahoo.co.uk>
> Subject: [Gllug] File permissions
> To: GLLUG <gllug at gllug.org.uk>
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> I'm struggling with file permissions. I want to have a public directory
> that inherits the UID as well as the GID. Using chmod g=rwxs is fine for
> the group but under Debian doesn't work for the UID. In Samba I just
> 'force user' but I am working in a mixed environment. Do I have to
> resort to ACL's?

Swen Hartmut Tromm
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