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I need full access to all drives and unlimited access to all files everywhere.

In trying to import some bookmarks, other partitions are NOT shown under /mnt.

Do I need to create an administrator account ?

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Andy
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fixit wrote:I need full access to all drives and unlimited access to all files everywhere.
http://www.computerhope.com/unix/uchown.htm

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I was not able to use chown because I could not get to the root directory.

Permission denied.
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If no one wants to help me get permission for all files, could someone send me a private message ?

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Re: Need full access

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I don't know what you're trying to do or why you need to get into /root, but to become root enter this is the terminal

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sudo passwd root
enter a password for root then to become root, in the terminal

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su -
then root's password and you'll become root. Yes there's a '-' after su, include it.

Good luck :wink:
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I need full access to all drives and unlimited access to all files everywhere.
In trying to import some bookmarks, other partitions are NOT shown under /mnt.


That doesn't make a whole lotta sense.
Please edit your original post title to include [SOLVED] if/when it is solved!
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Re: Need full access

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WharfRat wrote:I don't know what you're trying to do or why you need to get into /root, but to become root enter this is the terminal

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sudo passwd root
enter a password for root then to become root, in the terminal

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su -
then root's password and you'll become root. Yes there's a '-' after su, include it.

Good luck :wink:
It did NOT work.

I am wanting full access from Dolphin, not the console or root console.

Andy
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Re: Need full access

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fixit wrote:
WharfRat wrote:I don't know what you're trying to do or why you need to get into /root, but to become root enter this is the terminal

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sudo passwd root
enter a password for root then to become root, in the terminal

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su -
then root's password and you'll become root. Yes there's a '-' after su, include it.

Good luck :wink:
It did NOT work.

I am wanting full access from Dolphin, not the console or root console.

Andy
Try sudo dolphin, then give root password, and that will make you root in dolphin.

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Re: Need full access

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Did you test this before you posted this ? :-)

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gramps@gramps-HP-C:~ > sudo dolphin
Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
Error: "/tmp/kde-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
Error: "/tmp/ksocket-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
Error: "/tmp/kde-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
kdeinit4: Shutting down running client.
Connecting to deprecated signal QDBusConnectionInterface::serviceOwnerChanged(QString,QString,QString)
Error: "/tmp/ksocket-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
Error: "/tmp/kde-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
QDBusConnection: session D-Bus connection created before QCoreApplication. Application may misbehave.
QDBusConnection: session D-Bus connection created before QCoreApplication. Application may misbehave.
Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
kbuildsycoca4 running...
Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
Error: "/var/tmp/kdecache-gramps" is owned by uid 1000 instead of uid 0.
QDBusConnection: session D-Bus connection created before QCoreApplication. Application may misbehave.
QDBusConnection: session D-Bus connection created before QCoreApplication. Appli
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Re: Need full access

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If I can not get Dolphin to give me full access and writeability, I will have no choice but to un-install Mint.

I should not have to use Puppy Linux to edit Mint files. :cry:

Andy
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Re: Need full access

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fixit wrote:If I can not get Dolphin to give me full access and writeability, I will have no choice but to un-install Mint.

I should not have to use Puppy Linux to edit Mint files. :cry:

Andy
Did you try sudo dolphin, then give root password, and that will make you root in dolphin. This should give you full access.

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Re: Need full access

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As my last post said, sudo Dolphin did not work.

Andy
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fixit wrote:As my last post said, sudo Dolphin did not work.

Andy
sodo Dolphin will not work but sudo dolphin should.

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try this:
gksudo dolphin
letters are case sensitive..
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Re: Need full access

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Dolphin is a KDE graphical application. To run a graphical application with elevated privileges, you shouldn't use sudo.

For Gnome-based systems, use gksudo. For KDE users, it should be kdesudo:

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kdesudo dolphin
Reference for further reading: http://psychocats.net/ubuntu/graphicalsudo

Now I have to agree with:
Flemur wrote:That doesn't make a whole lotta sense.
Is there something specific you need to do?
I need full access to all drives and unlimited access to all files everywhere.
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Re: Need full access

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In the OP I see "In trying to import some bookmarks, other partitions are NOT shown under /mnt."

It seems to me that you need to mount the partitions first before you get access.
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Re: Need full access

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I tried all the suggestions.

None have worked.

For example, I wanted to extract a file to root/Backgrounds

Error message -> "Please check your permissions to create it."
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