DVD files have ownership of 501 so can't copy
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 12:55:25 UTC 2009
> I have some files from previous installation that I am trying to copy. The
> ownership of the files is 501 and I am being told that I do not have
> permission. My attempts to change teh permissions fail.
> How can I get at these files? I am running LinuxMint7, but from an admin
> point of view it is Ubuntu, since it is very much based on it. LinuxMint7
> is, I think, based on Ubuntu 9.04.
Try to use sudo cp which will make it a root command and it
will copy the file(s) where you want them. Then you can use
chmod to change the permissions.
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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