Can't access to my personal folder

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AnnaConda

Can't access to my personal folder

Post by AnnaConda »

Hi,

I just finished installing Linux, and when I tried to access to MATE, a error message appeared :
The path for the directory containing caja settings need read and write permissons :
/home/"nom de l'utilisateur"/.config/caja
And the icon to my personal folder doesn't appear. What could be wrong ? :(
sagirfahmid3
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Re: Can't access to my personal folder

Post by sagirfahmid3 »

Ok, try this.
Open a terminal.

Paste this: "sudo chmod 777 -R ~/.config/caja" and hit enter

Now logout and log back in, the error message shouldn't appear anymore.
AnnaConda

Re: Can't access to my personal folder

Post by AnnaConda »

But i can't access to the terminal.
sagirfahmid3
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Re: Can't access to my personal folder

Post by sagirfahmid3 »

Press CTRL+ALT+F1
Login, then do what I stated earlier.
AnnaConda

Re: Can't access to my personal folder

Post by AnnaConda »

Doesn't work. It says that "caja" doesn't exist.
oobetimer

Re: Can't access to my personal folder

Post by oobetimer »

Go to the command line pressing Ctrl F2 and take an ownership of ~/.config/caja

If you have no ~/.config/caja file, yoy can make it using command mkdir -p /home/your_username/.config/caja

sudo chown your_username:your_username -R /home/your_username
AnnaConda

Re: Can't access to my personal folder

Post by AnnaConda »

oobetimer -> It works :D Thanks for your help :wink:
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