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Old 07-26-2003, 10:57 PM   #1
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Folder will not open


I have redhat 9. My home folder will not open. I tried opening it different ways but it just does nothing. Does any body have any suggestions?
 
Old 07-26-2003, 11:04 PM   #2
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whose the owner of that folder? try opening it after logging in as root
you could also try this: log in as root in console and
chmod 777 /absolute_path_to_folder
and then open it.
 
Old 07-26-2003, 11:06 PM   #3
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and can you navigate to your home folder in the terminal? if not what does it say when you type cd /home/user ?
 
Old 07-26-2003, 11:10 PM   #4
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I have a personal log on name and the root log on name that is it. When i am on my personal name the home folder does not open. When i log in as root the root home folder opens fine and i can open up the personal home folder logged in as root. I want to be able to open my personal home folder while being logged in as my personal name.
 
Old 07-26-2003, 11:13 PM   #5
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I tried navigating to it in terminal when i hit enter after the command it does not do nothing. It does not say anything either.
 
Old 07-27-2003, 01:35 AM   #6
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check your folders permissions and owner
make youself owner of the folder
chown yourLoginName /folder
or chmod 644 /path_to_folder
 
  


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