Terminal permission denied

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Terminal permission denied

Postby altdas on Wed Feb 06, 2008 6:27 pm

I am attempting to modify the permissions of a folder. I am using the command given by the VirtualBox Guide, and I keep getting "Operation not permitted" messages.

These are the commands I attempted
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groupadd vboxusers
chgrp vboxusers /dev/vboxdrv
chmod 660 /dev/vboxdrv
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Re: Terminal permission denied

Postby BlahBlah_X on Wed Feb 06, 2008 7:21 pm

try beginning those commands with sudo.
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