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Old 04-08-2003, 04:09 AM   #1
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IM Confused, Again?


I have Mandrake 9.0
Where can I set user rights , etc. I want to be able to (a) modify some files logged in as a user (not as root)
I refer to the dreaded Win XP where you have the abilty to asign User rights etc, admin etc.
Is ther a link to site that will explain this for me a little more clearly. PLZ.
 
Old 04-08-2003, 04:19 AM   #2
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individual files can be done with the chmod command (as root)

right click on a file, hit the Permissions tab and play with the combinations
777 = full read/write/execute for all users
different combinations yield different numeric results

if you're taliing about fixing permissions for a user for specific file types/locations then UserConf may help.
It's in the Configuration/Other menu.
You'll need to be logged in as root for that.
 
Old 04-08-2003, 04:21 AM   #3
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individual files can be done with the chmod command (as root)

right click on a file, hit the Permissions tab and play with the combinations
777 = full read/write/execute for all users
different combinations yield different numeric results

eg: chmod 777 /location/of/file/name sets the permissions as above

if you're taliing about fixing permissions for a user for specific file types/locations then UserConf may help.
It's in the Configuration/Other menu.
You'll need to be logged in as root for that.
 
Old 04-08-2003, 04:40 AM   #4
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Mate the second item is exactly what I was after thanks.
I find myself stuck alot, (its so diff to ahhmmmm, XP.) I have many questions still to go but I appreciate all the help thanks.
 
  


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