[Nottingham] (no subject)

Michael Leuty gmleuty at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 16:51:13 GMT 2005

On 27/11/05, Java Lynx <javalynx at email.com> wrote:
> I cant copy, move or change the ownership of anything in that profile,
> even via a terminal screen.

I think you want the chown command.

Open a terminal in your home directory. Use the command:

sudo chown -R username *

(where "username" is your user name, of course).

This should change the ownership of all files (*) in your home
directory and all sub-directories to make them yours.

This has to be done as "root", hence sudo at the beginning. You will
have to give your password before the command will be carried out.

Michael Leuty
Nottingham, UK

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