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Old 05-20-2010, 01:17 PM   #1
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as root, chmod 775 <file> runs but doesn't change access (from 755)

Open SuSE 11.2, Lenovo portable.OpenOffice run as user will only open files "read-only".<file> shows permissions rwxr-xr-x. As root,chmod 775 <file> seems to run, but access is unchanged. As root, chown owner:users gives error message "permission denied".
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try changing it to 777 and see what happens. Why are you attempting to give all users access anyhow?
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Old 05-22-2010, 12:23 AM   #3
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Problem solved; the data partition was formatted with vfat. I needed to add uid=<username> as an option in fstab and reboot.


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