Permissions, usr directory, acrobat installation.
As a long time computer user and someone who love to get rid of his dependency on Mr Gates' offerings, I have installed Madrake 8.1, the easiest OS installation I've ever done. :-)
Email and internet access was a doddle, but I've had real problems installing Adobe Acrobat, which is an essential tool of my trade. The installtion demands that you create a directory within the usr directory. However, I'm not allowed to do so. I suspect it's something to do with my user rights. Would that make sense?
If that is the case, do I have log on as root and change the directory rights of usr, or can I do it by going to console and logging on as a superuser?
Finally, if one of my above guesses is right, how do I change the rights? chmod?
This newbie is stumpted! Many thanks for any help. :-)