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Old 06-25-2008, 02:58 PM   #1
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ln: creating symbolic link `' to `/usr/lib/': Permission deni


I recently dualled booted my computer with kubuntu so I am not that familiar with all the commands. I need to create a link in usr/X116R/lib to a folder called usr/lib/ so I tried the following:

:/usr/X11R6/lib$ ln -s /usr/lib/

But it returned the following:
ln: creating symbolic link `' to `/usr/lib/': Permission denied

Does anyone know how to resolve this problem?

Old 06-25-2008, 05:57 PM   #2
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You need admin privileges to write to that directory, i.e. you need to run:

$ sudo <command creating link>

and enter the password when prompted.


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