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Old 04-05-2006, 08:55 AM   #1
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permissions of files and folders


i have three files and one folder. as root i copied them from one user account to the other. the files now sit in the second account and they have a red circle, which is access denied. could someone tell me how can i unlock them?
 
Old 04-05-2006, 09:58 AM   #2
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As I dont know what user you want to own them etc.

try these:

man chmod
man chown

Hopefully these will help you get the information you need.
 
Old 04-05-2006, 11:13 PM   #3
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do "ls -ld" on the directories to see their permissions and ownerships
 
  


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