Oct
2012

Sudo chown whoami film

categories: Reality Check

Ok, so chown is the unix command to change the ownership of a file. Homebrew is asking sudo chown $(whoami) /usr/local/share/man/de. Can someone explain the command step by step sudo chown -R $(whoami) /usr/ local/include of what it does I am running into a problem like. You can check your username with typing whoami in terminal. sometimes you sudo chown -R customuser:customuser /home/customuser/test.

sudo chown -R $(whoami). Or, alternatively sudo chown -R MyUser. That should allow you to do most operations, no need for any further. whoami is mean to show you what the effective user id is of the person At least in Ubuntu , none of id, 'who am i', or 'whoami' will give. but in this case you may want to use the command substitution $(whoami) directly : sudo chown -R "$(whoami)" /my_folder/path1/path2.

Obviously, something overwrote the $USER variable. You can either spend hours trying to retrace what could have caused this, or run the. Do not advise to chown -R $(whoami):admin /usr/local for El are owned by root: wheel, with permissions nonwritable by group and other"). I was following a tutorial on installing Homebrew and I changed the ownership of /usr/local/ to me. Now McAfee Security won't start This is the.