Motion - Support Question 2009x 12x 03x 192352

Saved files are root.root how do you change?

Question

In ubuntu it is hard to be root, but all the vid and jpg files are saved as root.root. How can i change this so i as a user can manipulate them?


Environment

Motion version: 3.x
ffmpeg version:  
Libraries: ffmpeg, mysql, postgresql
Server OS: ubuntu

-- DaveH - 03 Dec 2009

Answer

It's not hard to becomer root , you can do it just typing :
su -
( and supply root password)

if you don't know the root password , change it with :

sudo passwd root

However you can run a crontab to change the permissions of those files :
chown motion.motion -R /your_path

-- AngelCarpintero - 04 Dec 2009
Topic revision: r2 - 04 Dec 2009, AngelCarpintero
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