yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 11 11:04:16 UTC 2010
On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 12:16:28 +0200
Loïc Grenié <loic.grenie at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/7/11 Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com>:
> > On Sun, 11 Jul 2010 08:54:22 +0100
> > Norman Silverstone <norman at littletank.org> 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'
> I guess they are read-only (but owned by the user).
Thinking about it, the sensible thing to do is have a look at the 'properties' and see who/what owns them and what permissions are set.
Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
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