Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Sun Jul 11 09:45:30 UTC 2010

On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 08:54:22 +0100
Norman Silverstone <norman at> wrote:

> I am using Ubuntu 10.04 and have just tried cabextract to see what it
> does. As hoped for, several files were produced and all have a symbol of
> a lock attached to them. Could someone please explain what this symbol
> means.
It’s a permissions thing, you don’t have the appropriate permissions to do anything much with them, they are probably owned by root.  If you open nautilus and right click on the folder they’re in and 'Open as administrator' you will then be able to alter the permissions via 'properties'

Steve Cook (Yorvyk) 

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