How to Find Files Owned by Users(s) in Linux

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The find command in Linux/Unix is extremely powerful and can take some time to learn all of its uses. In previous articles, we have explained how to it to find files greater than or less than a certain size, find number of files in a folder, and finding the largest files on your computer. This article will explain how to use it to find all files/folders owned by one or many users.

Find files by user bill

find -type f . -user bill

Find folders/directories by user bill

find -type d . -user bill

Find files by users bill and tom

find -type f . -user bill -o -user tom

Find folders/directories by user bill and tom

find -type d . -user bill -o user tom

These examples should get you started, let me know if you need any further assistance!

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