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Old 12-31-2006, 07:38 PM   #1
kiasta
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Can't create symbolic link to foxfire


I am not sure exactly what i did that was different, but I installed Java perfectly fine on Kubuntu 6.06 LTS, however when trying to create the symbolic link in Ubuntu 6.10 i get this problem...

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kiasta@kiasta-laptop:/usr/lib/firefox/plugins$ ln -s /home/kiasta//home/kiasta/jre1.5.0_10/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so
ln: creating symbolic link `./libjavaplugin_oji.so' to `/home/kiasta//home/kiasta/jre1.5.0_10/plugin/i386/ns7/libjavaplugin_oji.so': Permission denied
I tried running in su but my password will not work and i get a permission denied error, but thats not the problem. How do i give myslef permission to create the link? Thank you in advance
 
Old 12-31-2006, 07:39 PM   #2
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My apologies I misspelled firefox...I am quite sick at the moment so please excuse me.
 
Old 12-31-2006, 08:42 PM   #3
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Using double slashes might cause a problem as well.
 
Old 01-01-2007, 01:44 AM   #4
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prepend sudo before the command to execute it as administrator. Ubuntu by default, disables the root account.
 
Old 01-01-2007, 02:25 PM   #5
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Alright I will try that . Thank you very much.
 
  


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