Change Ownership of a folder

Hi Guys am trying to change ownership of a dir using this command:

“sudo chown -R test:test test/”.

However, am getting this message " forge is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported. "

I don’t know what this means can you please help?



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Actually, that won’t help.

test is not the user who is running the command, forge is.

This means that you need to add forge to the sudoers file with appropriate permissions to run the chown command, either with or without having to enter a password.

The problem you have is that this user, forge, is not in the sudoers list, and as such is unable to add themselves to it, this has to be done by root or another user with sudo privileges as ITNerdBox stated.