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Old 08-24-2005, 09:15 PM   #1
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Question how do i get permission to move file into directory

i want to move the pak0.pak from /media/QUAKE2/Install/Data/baseq2 to /usr/local/games/quake2/baseq2 but it says i don't have permission, how can i give myself permission? i thought i had permission already...
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Old 08-24-2005, 09:21 PM   #2
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Are you running as root or as a normal user?
Are you trying to MOVE the file ... or copy it ?
ls -l /media/QUAKE2/Install/Data/baseq2 will give you the permissions on the file

You probably should look at this
LQ tutorial on file permissions.
If you don't want to read that, try man chmod and man chown, although I suggest the former.
Old 08-24-2005, 09:25 PM   #3
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i'm in root in konsole... but i was trying to move it....
thanks for replying...


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