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Old 11-23-2012, 02:17 PM   #1
Cheyimi
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How do I access my firmware folder?


I need to move some files (non-free drivers) to my firmware folder to get my wireless card to work. When I try it tells me I don't have the necessary permissions. I've tried logging in as superadmin in the terminal and that didn't work.
 
Old 11-23-2012, 02:35 PM   #2
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Who owns the folder that you are trying to write to? And what are the rwx permissions on the folder? I suspect that root owns it. Example.
Code:
ls -ld /usr/folder/folder/etc
If root own it then youll need to be root, and the folder will need write perm.
And how are you trying to copy/move the files?
If you need to be root then su to root and copy the files.
Code:
$su
Password:
#cp /files/to/copy /place/you/want/them
$ means you are user. # means you are root.
 
  


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