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Old 08-10-2009, 05:35 PM   #1
Drewvb
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Unhappy Evolution will not open


When I try to open evolution I get a window with this note

Failed to execute child process "/home/drew/.mozilla-thunderbird/6qm2spje.default/Mail/POP3.xsinet.co.za/msgFilterRules.dat" (Permission denied)

I am using Jaunty Jackalope and was trying to run Xsane scanning program just before this happened.
 
Old 08-10-2009, 05:43 PM   #2
joeBuffer
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Why don't you just change the permissions of the file so that you can access it?
Either
Code:
sudo chown you:yourgroup msgFilterRules.dat
if you're not the owner
or
Code:
chmod u+rw msgFilterRules.dat
if you don't have the read/write permissions.
Otherwise, I'm not sure ...

Last edited by joeBuffer; 08-10-2009 at 05:52 PM.
 
  


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