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Old 11-14-2003, 04:24 AM   #1
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G0d Damn PERMISSIONS!!!!!!!!!


omg guys... i am having serious trouble with permissions..

1) is there any way i cant turn them off ?

2) am i doing this right???

http://hardwarewiz.com/forums/attach...s=&postid=6651
 
Old 11-14-2003, 04:26 AM   #2
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heres another one.....

http://hardwarewiz.com/forums/attach...s=&postid=6652
 
Old 11-14-2003, 04:39 AM   #3
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You need to go up a level and change the permissions on the directory itself. 'chmod 755 /usr/share/icons' You should do an 'ls -l' just to check the permissions and then the 'chmod'.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 04:41 AM   #4
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go where?

cd /usr/share ?
then chmod 755 /usr/share/icons ?
 
Old 11-14-2003, 04:51 AM   #5
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Well, I just meant 'aim' a directory higher. If you cd to /usr/share you can just do 'chmod 755 icons' but you can type the full path from anywhere. Looking over those pics again (and I love it when people copy and paste or post pics so I can see exactly what's going on) it actually looks like you're applying the command wrong though mostly you had the right target. I never bothered to learn the ugo/rwx method as it seemed too complicated - the numerical strings make more sense to me. But one thing is that there shouldn't be a space. Probably the case matters, too. If you want to chmod that way, give the chmod man page a look to get the syntax right.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 04:56 AM   #6
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lol im confused.. can you please post what i should type and then look at my icons post.. i have no icons at all and cant get them back.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 05:05 AM   #7
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Actually, disregard my thing about case - I was reading the -R as an effort to remove read permissions which makes no sense, but that was a recursive option. (One reason I like the numbers.)

chmod a+rx,u+rwx /usr/share/icons (I think?)
chmod 755 /usr/share/icons

You may want to do
chmod -R a+rx,u+rwx blah
chmod -R 755 blah

but that depends on what the permissions of the files in the directory are. How'd it get screwed up, anyway? AFAIK, those should be readable by default.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 05:07 AM   #8
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? lol it sucks ass
 
Old 11-14-2003, 08:19 AM   #9
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iLLuSionZ,

On a side note, please refrain from creating titles with such words as which you used with this thread. It might not offend you but it does offend others and there is no reason to use such words.

Regards.
 
Old 11-14-2003, 06:31 PM   #10
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ok... im taking RH of my pc and going to mandrake or gentoo.. redhat sucks.
 
  


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