LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-26-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
tidasu
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Bruges - Belgium
Distribution: Mandrake 10.0
Posts: 45

Rep: Reputation: 15
can't change files on my own webserver


Hello,

I've changed a part of my computer to a webserver.
However, when I try to place files on the server part (/var/www/html/)
I get the message I haven't got the permission to do so.
I use mandrake 10.0, I use webmin and its an apache server.
I can't change the chmod because the hitboxes arent clickable.

Please help.


Kind regards
 
Old 08-26-2004, 06:03 PM   #2
Tamsco
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: 1st Brillouin Zone
Distribution: Gentoo (not ricer Gentoo)
Posts: 165

Rep: Reputation: 30
when the boxes aren't clickable, it usually means you aren't logged in as the owner.

With mandrake 10, it is exceptionally difficult to start a graphical session as root, so you will have to do this from terminal. But as doing mundane tasks without drag and drop is about as fun as a root canal, you might want to just change the ownership of the webserver folder with chown (whoever) (whatever)
 
Old 08-26-2004, 06:44 PM   #3
tidasu
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Bruges - Belgium
Distribution: Mandrake 10.0
Posts: 45

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Hey,
Normaly I am logged in as the owner for I am the only user on this system.
And how do I change the chown ?


Greetings
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Uploading files to webserver in perl ? zulfilee Linux - Software 2 02-07-2005 11:07 PM
pwning lots of files from a webserver... xconspirisist Linux - Software 2 09-24-2004 06:27 AM
Way to upload files to Webserver? KyoZed Fedora 9 09-18-2004 03:07 PM
webserver cuts off upload of bigger files sporkit Linux - Networking 11 08-05-2004 02:36 PM
uppercase files not showig on webserver woho Linux - Software 1 11-05-2003 02:00 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:49 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration