Permissions - owner is uucp ?

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Ocky, Jan 3, 2012.

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

    May 6, 2006
    George, S.Africa
    I have not come across this before but a few days ago, after installing oracle java jre-7u2, I
    noticed the folder permissions showing uucp as owner.
    I immediatly uninstalled in favour of jre-6u30 which shows owner as root.
    Can someone perhaps explain why a file or folder would have uucp permissions in the first
    place ?
  2. mack_guy911

    mack_guy911 Registered Member

    Mar 21, 2007
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