chown --recursive [OWNER][:[GROUP]] ... doesn't work

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Jun 8 18:50:00 GMT 2013

On Jun  8 17:47, Vasiliy wrote:
> chown --recursive <owner> *.* doesn't change ownership for all files,

Wrong pattern.  *.* doesn't match files without dot.  Try

  chmod -R * .*


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