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Old 04-11-2013, 06:56 PM   #1
eugenie99
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read only on copied file


running ubuntu on pc...copied a trust file to new file which now bars changes as "read only"..need to make it write....browser gave confusing instructions.
 
Old 04-11-2013, 09:04 PM   #2
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It's likely a issue with the ownership or permissions of the file.

In a terminal, cd to the directory which contains the file, then run the command

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ls -l [filename]
That will reveal the ownership and permissions attached to the file.

Post the output here, being sure to surround it with "code" tags, which become available when you click the "Go Advanced" button at the bottom of the reply window. Then we will be able to tell you what's going on.

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