Desktop folders are read only now
John & Christine
pkands at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 17:20:57 UTC 2004
On Mon, 06 Sep 2004 02:13:06 -0700, Steve <steve.bolam at telus.net> wrote:
> Tonight I was installing some goodies with yum and operating as root at
> times. Now when I log in as myself, the Computer, Trash and My Home
> folders have become read only. What have I done, and how do I fix it.
> I've only had Linux installed for a week and I thought I was getting the
> hang of it. Guess this is another reality check.
> Thanx in advance,
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Use Nautilus and look at the owner/permissions of one of the
now-read-only files/folders. (right click/properties/Permissions). If
it looks like the problem is permissions/ownership, open a terminal ,
su , nautilus again and fix the permissions.
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