chown: Recursively change owner of all files and folders

Sometimes QNAP changes file owner to admin:administ (actually to admin:administratorsadmin user in administrators group) which may cause some troubles on certain FTP operations when you’re logged in to QNAP’s FTP server with user different than admin (using this user to operate on FTP is a quite great mistake and you should always use other, less privileged user for this).

Using chown command you can easily fix this.

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Access website via MAC address

There are several ways, how one can access a website. Using domain name (i.e. http// is one of most popular. We can also use IP address (i.e. In certain situations URL can be “enhanced” with port number, login and password etc.

Less known option is that in internal network you can access an URL using… MAC address. You only need to enclose it inside square brackets i.e.:


This will, of course, work in any other situation where you know MAC address of the destination device.

Save search results to file

When you press Alt+F7 in Total Commander, you have access to really powerful search functionality. Unfortunately, the Load/Save tab allows loading and saving of search parameters, not the search results.

However, there’s a hidden gem that allows you to copy search results to clipboard and then you can paste them to Notepad and save them to file. Just press Ctrl+C when list of search results is focused. A single “blink” of window will tell you that contents are copied to clipboard.