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Find all top level directories

# -path pattern - File name matches shell pattern pattern.
# -prune True; if the file is a directory, do not descend into it.
find . -type d -path "*/*" -prune

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Default group for newly created files requires the setgid bit on the directory.

# https://serverfault.com/questions/96338/specify-default-group-and-permissions-for-new-files-in-a-certain-directory
mkdir blah
chown dtang.ngs blah
ls -lhd blah
drwxrwxr-x 2 dtang ngs 10 Mar 18 14:59 blah

# set the setgid bit
chmod g+s blah
ls -lhd blah
drwxrwsr-x 2 dtang ngs 10 Mar 18 14:59 blah

touch blah/foo
ls -lh blah
total 0
-rw-rw-r-- 1 dtang ngs 0 Mar 18 15:01 foo