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Old 01-03-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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Granting Permission


I have a game (Wolfenstein Enemy Territory) and I need to be able to download new maps for this game but I don't know how to grant my user account the permission to write files to the directory they need to go in. How do I grant my account permission to write to the directory /usr/local/game/enemy-territory/etmain? I am running Mandrake 10.1 official.
 
Old 01-03-2005, 09:36 PM   #2
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you can either "chown" the directory to your user, "chgrp" the directory to your group id and allow group write on the directory (chmod g+w /usr/local/game/enemy-territory/etmain) or you can "chmod 777" the directory and allow anything to everyone :-)

for more infos read: man chmod, amdn chown, man chgrp
 
Old 01-03-2005, 09:37 PM   #3
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Code:
chmod 777  /usr/local/game/enemy-territory/etmain
is the command to grant permissions. look at the man pages for more.

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Old 01-03-2005, 11:13 PM   #4
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