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list files by testing the ownership

Terminal - list files by testing the ownership
find . -user root
2013-10-16 08:08:41
User: jedifu
Functions: continue echo find read
list files by testing the ownership

Alternative to mnikhil's ls/awk solution


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Terminal - Alternatives
read -N1
2013-10-10 10:09:43
User: totti
Functions: read
Tags: read user

Usage exaple cmd

echo 'Sure to continue ??'; read -n1 choi; if [ "$choi" = 'y' ] || [ "$choi" = 'Y' ]; then echo -e '\nExecuting..'; else echo 'Aborted'; fi
ls -la | awk '$3 == "oracle" || $3 == "root" {print $9}'

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What others think

That will not only list "files" but directories, etc. Its somewhat a limitation of the shell (in this case I assume bash) to have to resort to using an external command for such a simple operation, all we want is a pattern (similar to any glob). zshell's "glob qualifiers" offer a means to pass such a pattern:

print -rl *(.u0N) # root/uid 0 owned "files"

print -rl *(Du0N) # root/uid 0 owned "directories"

print -rl *(.u1000f:u+x:N) # list files owned by uid 1000 that have execute bit set. Note that the 'N' sets a 'NULL_GLOB' so that a not match is empty.

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