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G. Traynor
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How do I get this file permission changed?

Postby G. Traynor » Sat Apr 28, 2007 8:59 am

How do I get full ownership for the following file?

usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/dictionary

I need to extract an AbiWord dictionary to that folder and it says I don't have permission to do so.

Thanks

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Boo
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Postby Boo » Sat Apr 28, 2007 9:12 am

use sudo
you could extract the file with a sudo and that would put all the contents there.

cd /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/dictionary
sudo tar -xvf /path/filename.tar

or change the directory permissions and all subdirectories of AbiSuite.
(not a good security practice.)

sudo chmod -R 777 /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4

then extract the to the dictionary directory.

:D
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Now where was i going? Oh yes, crazy!

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Postby G. Traynor » Sat Apr 28, 2007 9:30 am

Boo wrote:use sudo
you could extract the file with a sudo and that would put all the contents there.

cd /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4/dictionary
sudo tar -xvf /path/filename.tar

or change the directory permissions and all subdirectories of AbiSuite.
(not a good security practice.)

sudo chmod -R 777 /usr/share/AbiSuite-2.4

then extract the to the dictionary directory.

:D

I appreciate it, thanks.

:)


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