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Old 06-06-2013, 08:35 PM   #1
KenMeagher
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file system seems to be read only


hello!
I am new to linux but eager to learn.
I am trying to add a folder to /user/local but the paste button is grayed out. Also I tried to edit the /etc/sysctl.conf because I want to disable ipv6. but the editor says its read only.
what should I do?
 
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Those are system files and you need to be root. Check the owner:group and permissions with the command: ls -l /etc/sysctl.conf
 
Old 06-10-2013, 07:51 PM   #3
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Those are system files and you need to be root. Check the owner:group and permissions with the command: ls -l /etc/sysctl.conf
thank you for your help!
 
  


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