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Old 05-29-2004, 12:17 PM   #1
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I cant copy or modify files

Im stuck and i dunno what to do, i cant seem to modify or save any files in any directory apart from the /home directorys, because im trying to modify a file outside of the /home directory but nothing will save. I also cant copy or move files anywhere apart from in the home directory. Im using Mandrake 9.2
Old 05-29-2004, 12:24 PM   #2
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anything apart your home directory requires root privs
Old 05-29-2004, 01:27 PM   #3
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just 'su' to root and modify files........just be careful and
make backups when in doubt!! you can always fix a 'fubar'
by using a backup file if something goes wrong...........


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