[ubuntu-uk] Desktop permission!

STONE COLD javad_ayaz at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 8 21:02:19 GMT 2006


ok i just tried this:

chmod 755 -r ~/Desktop

it didnt work....tells me this:

chmod: cannot access `755': No such file or directory



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> Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2006 20:56:27 +0000
> From: rob at esdelle.co.uk
> To: ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Desktop permission!
> 
> STONE COLD wrote:
> > hi
> >
> > 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 
> read/write.
> 
> Rob
> 
> 
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