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Old 01-28-2004, 05:02 PM   #1
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Angry access denied

I am trying to copy files to the var/www/html directory , however I am getting a :"access denied" error ,
I am the unly user on the system , and have set it to member of all groups including ROOT , what am I missing ??

also I installed the newest version of Webmin , and now it will not run , when I do a search for the file , I get a error :could nto enter directory etc/webmin , and webmin is not running as a service


Old 01-28-2004, 06:23 PM   #2
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sorry, this is probably stupid, but are ARE doign this as root, right?

or if you aren't , its gotta be WRITEable...
Old 01-28-2004, 07:14 PM   #3
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OK , I had figured out that I had to be logged in as root to copy files to the var/www/html directory , this doesnt make sense to me , if you have to be root , how can you upload files remotely ? , but moving on..... how do I get webmin running , even logged in as root it shows as a running service but I cant access webmin , browser just hangs trying to log into localhost:10000

Please bare with me , I am extreme newb , and I have been at this for hours getting no where real fast , and time is running out !!



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