[ubuntu-uk] Desktop permission!
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Wed Nov 8 20:56:27 GMT 2006
STONE COLD wrote:
> In my quest to change the permissions of my media (which i havnt been able
> to do so far..... :( ) i have somehow manage to change the permission for
> desktop. so now it will no longer save anything to my desktop.
> Anyone know how i can fix this??
Open a terminal and then type the following:
chmod 755 -r ~/Desktop
That will reset the permissions on the Desktop directory and everything
in it so you have read/write/execute permissions and members of the same
group as your user account (which from memory wouldn't be anyone else on
Ubuntu) and all other users can just read and execute files.
You might then want to go changing the permissions of individual things
on your desktop. To do this, right click on the item you want, select
properties and then the permissions tab.
IIRC for standard documents etc you won't need execute permissions just
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