[ubuntu-uk] Xbox ubuntu connection update!!!

STONE COLD javad_ayaz at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 8 19:06:22 GMT 2006

ok heres what happens i try clicking on the folder and changing permissions 
to it..but it wont let me..i click on the ticks but after being highlighted 
for a second will just go off..

cd /your/shared_directory
>sudo chmod -R o+r *

Do i input exactly how it is..whats "your" stand for? hope this makes sense!

>From: "Martin Fitzpatrick" <martin.fitzpatrick at gmail.com>
>Reply-To: British Ubuntu Talk <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
>To: "British Ubuntu Talk" <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
>Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Xbox ubuntu connection update!!!
>Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2006 11:28:13 +0000
>On 07/11/06, STONE COLD <javad_ayaz at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > ok heres the thing...ive just tried that....and it wont let me change
> > anything in those screens...and the files in those folders are various
> > videos and music files im trying to play on the xbox!...so for some 
>reason i
> > still cant change permissions on it!!!!????
>Did you try Alt-F2 gksudo nautilus and then use that screen to change
>the permissions? That gives you super-user rights meaning you should
>be able to change permissions on any files on the sytem at all.  You
>can select all the files in the directory first.
>Another thing that has occurred to me is whether the folder is
>viewable/browseable.  To ensure it is, browse the parent folder (i.e.
>the one the folder you're sharing is in) and right-click to change the
>permissions on that folder.  Make sure that the settings are the same
>on the folder (i.e. group read, others read).
> > Also..">cd your/shared_directory
> > >sudo chmod 644 *  "
> >
> > where do i enter this above two lines! in terminal?
>Yup but only if the method above (using nautilus) doesn't work.  Start
>a terminal and then type the following, replacing
>"/your/shared_directory" with the path to your directory.
>cd /your/shared_directory
>sudo chmod -R o+r *
>The second line (provided by Eamonn) will do all the directories &
>Good luck,
>ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com

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