Tag: chown

Best Practice for chown

Over the years, I have seen a couple of variations with the use of the chown command. The ":" (colon) vs "." (dot).  While studying for the RHEL6 exam sometime ago, the books that I had used each had one or the other in their documentation.  I have read that the posix standard is using chown with the ":" (colon)....Read More »