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Old 02-26-2004, 11:36 PM   #1
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Red face trying to install java

gnet fails to access /usr/source /rpm
probably a permission to write or folder is set to root
how do I change this folders' permission
just installed mandrake 9.2 on a dual boot machine with xp and I am trying to set up some file sharing . any help would be appreciated popcorn 5714
Old 02-27-2004, 06:16 AM   #2
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take a look at
man chmod
man chown

u can list the permissions and owners of files or directories
ls -l /directory/file


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