Questions about: permissions

For WireShark there's a better way. The bit that normally needs root is the packet collection application and this can be configured to allow certain people to use it without sudo, gksu, etc. In a terminal (very important that you're in a terminal, n
Anil ask a question (via email): What is umask and how is it determined on a Linux system? When user create a file or directory under Linux or UNIX, she create it with a default set of permissions. In most case the system defaults may be open or rela
Answer #: 1 The mode is determined by the partition’s mount options (you cannot change it via chmod). For ‘755’ on files and ‘777’ on directories you would use something like sudo mount -t ntfs -o rw,auto,user,fmask=0022,dmask=0000 /dev/whatever /mnt
Two ways to do this: You can copy or ftp files across to your home directory and then use the terminal to mv them eaxmple mkdir ~/web The above would create a folder called web under your home directory, ftp the files to that location, then move them
ANSWER: How do I change my Username?Simply log on to Uplay
As suggested by @Gustave, the stat program (which is part of GNU coreutils and essentially a "Linux" program for that reason, though you may have a port or package in BSD systems) can do this. The command stat -c "%a %n"file produces a formatted list
gmanm1 wrote:I have tried all the chmod and chown I am getting nowhere. Ok, If you have used these commands in a terminal then nothing new to tell you about those commands. But I have one thing left that always works for me, I didn't mention it befor