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Old 11-24-2003, 10:15 PM   #1
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Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Colorado, USA
Distribution: SuSE 9.0 Pro, Mandriva 2006, & (K)Ubuntu 5.10
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unable to modify ownership or group as root

I am trying to change various folder and file permissions; however, everytime I try this I get the following error message:

Could not modify the ownership of /user/E/*

You have insufficient access to the file to perform this change.

I have tried this logged in as root with no luck.

I have tried to create new directories as a user and the owner/group defaults to root/root.

The big problem here is I cannot access roaming profiles on my samba server unless I log in as root.

any help would be greatly appreciated.

thanks in advance.

Distro:SuSE 9.0 pro


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