[PLUG] Accessing /home partition of old MandrivaLinux from Mint12

शंतनू shantanoo at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 13:01:53 PDT 2012

On 15-Mar-2012, at 12:04 AM, Arun Tomar wrote:

> On 03/14/2012 11:55 PM, ColVIN wrote:
>> Hi all
>> Recently I shifted to LinuxMint12 from Mandriva 2012.2, while moving I formatted my / partition and kept my /home partition unformatted.
>> Now,
>> I cannot access the home folder of one of the user of Mandriva from LinuxMint12.
>> LinuxMint is assigning that folders ownership to GID which has not been assigned to any of the user of LinuxMint12.
>> What should I do to gain access of that home folder of Mandriva's user?
>> (I tried opening that folder with sudo.. but that did not help..)
>>  Regards
>> Vinayak D. Kulkarni
>> _______________________________________
>> Pune GNU/Linux Users Group Mailing List
> run the following command from the terminal
> sudo chown -R <current_user>:<current_group> /home
> replace the angle brackets and content inside that properly, as needed.

Wondering why opening with 'sudo' did not work.


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