norman at littletank.org
Sun Jul 11 15:02:06 UTC 2010
> > >> 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).
> > Loïc
> Could be.
> 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.
Thanks for suggestions, I did some reading and found chmod.
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