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Old 01-21-2003, 05:53 PM   #1
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Restore default permissions

I've busted my RH 8.0 install. Executing chmod's on my bin & sbin dirs has left me with KDE apps not able to launch the consolehelper & userhelper apps to set the su mode. I've changed the permissions on both of these to 755, even 777 but nothing helps. I can launce from console su session.

Is there way to restore the default file permissions for the file system without reinstalling?

I've lso busted mysql. getting error 2013 whenever trying to connect from another machine.

Old 01-21-2003, 10:13 PM   #2
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su is a suid program the permissions are
chmod 4711 /bin/su
should set it back. I'd recommend in future to take the advantage of using sudo


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