Ubuntu :: Get Permission To Edit The File?

Feb 20, 2011

I hate ubuntu because EVERYTHING i need a permission. How can i edit an stupid file? Said i have no permission. **** IM THE ADMINISTRATOR, HOW CAN I HAVE TOTAL CONTROL ON MY COMPUTER -.-' ?

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Ubuntu :: Edit File Inside It, Open It, Edit A File, Then Remake The Bin File?

Mar 3, 2011

I have a linux.img image for ubuntu.I want to edit file inside it, how can open it, edit a file, then remake the bin file?

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Ubuntu Installation :: Giving Permission To Edit Grub.cfg?

Feb 22, 2010

Im tryin to give permission to modify the grub.cfg by the following command chmod 755 /boot/grub/grub.cfg but unfortunately i get the following error.chmod: changing permissions of `/boot/grub/grub.cfg': Operation not permittedHow do you fix this? am i executing the wrong command? I just want to be able to modify the text Windows Vista (boot loader) to Windows Vista in the grub.cfg file.

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Ubuntu :: Edit Options To Force Mounting With Write Permission To User?

Dec 29, 2010

I am digging the forum through and cannot find the answer. My problem is, the usb hard drive when plugged in get automatically mounted what is great. Unfortunately I get only read permissions, while need write too.There are no any entries in fstab, so I do not know what does handle automounting and how to edit options to force mounting with write permission to user (root obviously can write). Are they hald options or any other app does this? Where to edit them? The drive is not permanently ON, just switch it when need, so it has to work every time I put it on.

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Ubuntu :: Permission To Upload / Delete / Edit All Files In / Home / Www / For Multiple Users?

Dec 16, 2010

I installed proftpd on my Ubuntu 10.10 install. I also run multiple websites that I want to allow ftp access to for 2 different users. The websites are located in /home/www/. This is where the guide I was following told me to put them. I also don't have a user named www.How can I give write permission to upload, delete, and edit all the files in /home/www/ for multiple users? They can connect to the ftp server and see the file, just not change them.

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Ubuntu :: Share File Permission \ Some One Copy Their File In This Folder The Permission Is Marked As "no Group" "no Owner"?

May 18, 2011

I'm using ubuntu 11.04, I'm having some problem of ownership while sharing folder/files. to share i change the folder share option:1. Share this folder, then followed by 2.allow others to create and delete files in this folder3. guest access.Now if someone in my local network edit any file and save it, it gets locked. if some one copy their file in this folder the permission is marked as "no group" "no owner". and they get unaccessible to me. i tried doing chown <user> <folder> but it says Operation not permitted. Now how i can possibly share my folder on local network so that they can be edited by others without getting locked down , if they copy files i can able to modify them.

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Ubuntu :: When Open Any .pps File With OO.org (impress), It Starts A Slideshow And It Doesn't Let Edit The File?

Aug 24, 2010

When i open any .pps file with OO.org (impress), it starts a slideshow and it doesn't let me edit the file. If i click on "end slideshow", the program exits.i ran it in a terminal and there's no error messages.[EDITED]Well, i found the answer, just renaming it to ".ppt".

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Red Hat / Fedora :: Edit A Text File To Delete All Commas In The File?

Jan 4, 2011

i want to find a command line way to edit a text file to delete all commas in the file. i do not want to replace them w/ anything.

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General :: Wrong File Permission / When Copy File

Oct 18, 2010

I have a C-function that create a file and then make a copy in the same directory, but somethin is wrong with permission or owners.The program starts as root user.The file creates by the program:

-rwxrwxrwx 1 root staff 199680 Oct 18 10:58 test

Ok, but after copying the permission is not the same.The file after copying (with new name) by the program:
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 199680 Oct 18 10:58 test_copy

I want to have full permission of the copy, how to do??

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Security :: File Permission - Read An Execute Only File

Dec 16, 2009

Suppose I have a binary program with only execute permission enabled for the current user. How (in general) would I be able to obtain a core dump of the file? I think I have read it somewhere but I want to know if there are more ways of doing it.

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Ubuntu :: Can't Edit A File

May 7, 2010

I am trying to edit a C++ source file, but gedit wont allow me to save changes to it. Gedit says:

Code:
A file with the same name already exists. Please use a different name.

Right. Of course the file exists, I am trying to edit an existing file.

About the same happens with kate... Kate opens the file in read-only mode.

However, if I edit the same file with nano, editing and saving works. So the problem shouldn't be with access rights. Also "ls" shows rw rights to the file.

What could be the problem? I can use nano, but I would need the syntax highlightind, and other features of a better editor.

And whether I use sudo or not has no effect. The same happens with or without sudo, and I am the owner of the file.

PS. luckily I am still dual booting with Hardy. I can always go back.

Oh and this is a new installation of ubuntu 10.04

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Ubuntu :: How To Edit A Pdf File

Jul 8, 2010

What linux software is available that allows you to edit a PDF file?

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General :: Windows Access The File From Ubuntu Got Read Only Even Though Have A Full Permission To Read, Write And Execute The File?

Feb 4, 2010

What are the possible problem when Windows access the file from Ubuntu got Read Only even though have a full permission to read, write and execute the file? Ubuntu to Ubuntu accessing the file there is no problem only Windows got a problem.

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Ubuntu :: Way To Edit Pdf As Ether .odt Or .doc File

Jun 22, 2010

I need a way to edit a pdf as ether a .odt or .doc file and I read that I should be able to do that using Kword so i installed kword. However, when I try to open or import a .pdf there not listed at all. When I looked in the file format filter drop down menu I don't see PDF. I look in synaptic for any additional packages I might need and I didn't find anything that helped. I also did find and useful documentation on the koffice website.

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Ubuntu :: How To Edit A File That Is Read Only

Jul 5, 2010

i log in and went to the policy folder to erase the file prefernces.fdi and it would not let me delete this file /move it to the trash or even edit it it said something like you are not the owner ,so i could not change the permissions to overwrite this file.what should i do i just want to be able to change this file to true so it will see my internal sc dar reader right now when i put in a sd card it does not show up.i also tried changing this in the terminal there was a post on one blog that showed how ,but i was having trouble edit the xml file in the terminal so for me it would be easier to just overwrite the prefernces.fdi file since im a beginner.

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Ubuntu :: How To Edit The Grub File

Aug 22, 2010

i have to edit grub etc/default file but when i open it, it is a read only file (i have to put "i915.modeset=1" in it ) i think i need to do it through the terminal

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Ubuntu :: Edit The Grub.cfg File?

Oct 4, 2010

Since I updated my 10.04 LTS program from 2.6.32-24 to 2.6.32-25, both of these show up at the dual boot start up menu. Back when I had 8.04 LTS, I was able to edit my menu.lst file to delete past versions. How do I remove past versions from the grub.cfg file at present?

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Ubuntu :: How To Edit The Sudoers File

May 16, 2011

I want to create a group called scripts, add www-data to that group. I then want to edit the sudoers file and tell it that the script group doesn't need a password. Where should I put this line excatly in the sudoers file?

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Jan 18, 2010

if I can create a bash script that once executer will edit or replace a line a in a file this line is the first one and its just one character that needs to be changed from a 1 to a 0.

How do I go about this? it is for a game called EVE Online, heres what my .sh look like atm

#!/bin/sh
echo fixing prefs.ini
#fix for prefs goes here
echo starting eve
eve

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Mar 24, 2010

ive been looking for a program to edit a .dat file for my r4 card thats used on my nintendo ds does anyone know anythign that

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Apr 18, 2010

I want to edit it so I can do this: [URL]

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Ubuntu :: How To Edit File Owned By Root

May 31, 2010

I am trying to edit limits.conf, changed file permissions:
sudo chmod limits.conf -rwxrwxrwx

But got this message:
"Could not save the file /etc/security/limits.conf. You are trying to save the file on a read-only disk. Please check´╗┐ that you typed the location correctly and try again."

I followed these instructions:
"copy - paste this code into terminal
gedit $HOME/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/Open as root
copy-paste this text into that file and push 'save'
for uri in $NAUTILUS_SCRIPT_SELECTED_URIS; do
gnome-sudo "gnome-open $uri" &
done

now copy-paste this code into terminal
chmod +x $HOME/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts/Open as root

Now you can right click on the file you want to edit, select 'scripts' and say 'open as root' to let you modify it". [URL] the right click worked but the file didn't open.

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Ubuntu :: How To Close File Which Gedit Edit

Jun 8, 2010

in shell ,i can usegedit /home/test.txtto open my file /home/test.txti want to know ,in shell how to use command to close the file which gedit edit?

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Ubuntu :: Edit Your X Configuration File And Restart

Oct 3, 2010

Everything was running fine, then I installed ardour (doesn't work, but that not what I am here for), I rebooted and now everything is in low res, and looks horrible, I tried uninstalled and re-installing the driver and that did nothing. When I go into the control panel for the video card I get:
You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run `nvidia-xconfig` as root), and restart the X server.

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Ubuntu Servers :: Can't Edit The HTML File?

Oct 4, 2010

I installed apache and when i go to my 127.0.1.1 ip i see the welcome page. I found the directory where the html is located (var/www/index.html but i cannot edit the file. what is going on here? why cant i edit the HTML file?

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Ubuntu :: How To Edit The /etc/default/grub File

Oct 22, 2010

I've been using 10.04 for a few months without any problems, but today, I tried to boot into Ubuntu and just got a black screen. I tried the tutorial on this site, and it worked.

I have to do this after every reboot unless I edit the /etc/default/grub file (the second part of the tutorial). I'm not sure how to go about doing this since the article is very vague.

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Ubuntu :: Edit (adding) Audio In Mkv File

Apr 1, 2011

I have a few music videos in mkv format that are edited. I'm trying to replace the words that have been edited out, but having trouble aligning the audio and saving a finished product. In Windoze I would use Goldwave and/or Multiquence for any simple editing needs. I tried using Multiquence via wine, but it needs DirectX and winetricks isn't enough to alleviate the problem.

I figured there must be some similar apps available for ubuntu and there definitely are, however they're not for simple editing like I'm attempting and more for the advanced user looking to do multi-track creating and editing. I've tried to find online tutorials and help via searching but am just getting a headache.

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Ubuntu :: Edit The Desktop Configuration File?

Jun 13, 2011

I want to customize my ubuntu 11.04 desktop. How can i edit the desktop configuration file?

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Ubuntu :: Edit The Read Only System File?

Oct 9, 2009

i want to edit the file menu.lst in /boot/grub i m facing a problem of not to enter in to the graphical interphase, so i m using only the boot terminal whn i try to edit this file it says the file is read only. i tried to change the permission of file with chmod also
but it is also not working i tried the comand gksu gedit /boot/grub/menu.lst but it is not opening the file to edit since the graphical interphase is not there.

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Debian :: How To Edit A File

May 13, 2010

I need to edit my xorg.conf file. I can navigate to it in Terminal but do not know how to open it. If I navigate to it outside of terminal I can change it but cannot save the changes (not allowed) I can't seem to find a "how to" for this. (Debian 504 on a Toshiba laptop)

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