Find UNIX files with no valid owner

Posted September 4, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in UNIX

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Using the find command, one can locate files that are owned by a uid that no longer exists.

find / -nouser -print


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Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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