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Old 09-02-2001, 06:54 PM   #1
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Downloading a new!!!

I just got Mandrake 8.0 installed and am using Netscape and want to download Opera web browser. However, when I click "Save link as" I get an error that says, "Error opening blah,blah. Permission denied". I have tried downloading a number of things and always get the same issue.

Please help!!!

Also, what directory would be best to download programs to, /usr?

Thanks a lot!!
Old 09-02-2001, 08:28 PM   #2
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you have write permissions in your home directory so you need to download to there, maybe make a folder called downloads. then when you extract and make the app, it ( the make process ) will move things to their proper locations.


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