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Old 08-07-2005, 11:15 PM   #1
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Why cant I save a pic after changing it in gimp, permissions problem?


I am trying to edit some pics in the gimp and every time I try to save the pic I get a message saying I dont have permssion to save the file or write to that directory. WTF is this crap, this is my user and, my computer. How do I make it so I can write to my own directories? Thank you.
 
Old 08-07-2005, 11:21 PM   #2
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What directory are you trying to save it to?
Should be

/home/username

or

/home/username/Desktop
 
Old 08-08-2005, 01:18 AM   #3
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/home/user/oniontown
Its a directory I created.
 
Old 08-08-2005, 01:27 AM   #4
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Does the folder have write permissions?You could check the folder properties, maybe it's set to read-only.
 
  


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