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

Arun Tomar tomar.arun at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 11:34:36 PDT 2012

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
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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.


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