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Comment Re:Am I the only one (Score 1) 124


find / -uid 501 -exec chown 1001 {} \;
find / -gid 501 -exec chgrp 1001 {} \;

Or even better would be a short Perl script with a hash mapping old UIDs to new UIDs, and then you only touch each file once, regardless of the number of user accounts on the system.

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