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Old 01-21-2006, 01:57 PM   #1
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Question unable to save file


i'm in home dir... run mcedit > create file and when save - "cannot save"
as root i manange to do that...
what could be problem? permission? i check - user dir has
perms: drwxr-xr-x
 
Old 01-21-2006, 02:19 PM   #2
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You said "home" directory, and then "user dir"

You need to have write privileges to the directory in order to save a file there. In your example, the owner has write privileges, but noone else does.

chown---to change ownership
chmod---to change permissions
 
Old 01-23-2006, 01:32 PM   #3
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when i try to save the file i'm the owner...
 
Old 01-27-2006, 03:32 PM   #4
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i figured it out...
my user dir was owned by root...
 
  


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