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Old 09-19-2004, 02:53 AM   #1
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Cant move a folder to another path?

I tried to move a folder to another path but it comes and error of "permission denied".

Can I know what is the thing to wrong? Anyone knows please help. Thanks.....

[eugene@localhost Software]$ mv mysql-max-4.0.21-pc-linux-i686 /usr/local/
mv: cannot move `mysql-max-4.0.21-pc-linux-i686' to `/usr/local/mysql-max-4.0.21-pc-linux-i686': Permission denied
Old 09-19-2004, 03:05 AM   #2
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you probably do not have write permission to /usr/local. try doing it as root.

Last edited by mirradric; 09-19-2004 at 03:07 AM.
Old 09-19-2004, 03:28 AM   #3
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Thanks for the information. I just move the folder to another new folder that I created.

Thanks for the help


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