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How to search in directory that can have subdirectories for files that are owned by the root user?

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How to search in directory that can have subdirectories for files that are owned by the root user?
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woolmilkporc earned 500 total points
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Hi,

use

find /start/dir -type f -user root -print

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Thank you
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