Permissions

Russbucket russbucket at centurytel.net
Wed Jul 28 10:33:26 PDT 2004


Marcelo wrote:

> Your command is trying to move to /Model, which is a directory Model
> inside the / (root) directory. It tries to create this directory and
> certanly you don't have permission.
> 
> You really want the command:
> finemanruss at linux:~/Documents> mv IMG_0001.JPG Model
> suposing you are at ~/Documents directory or,
> finemanruss at linux:~/Documents> mv IMG_0001.JPG ~/Documents/Model
> from any directory loged as finemanruss user.
> 
> 
> ......... Marcelo ...........
> 
> 
> Russbucket wrote:
>> Beening new to LInux I m having a problem with permissions. I am trying
>> to move two images from my Documents directory to a directory I created
>> under my home directory/Documents Below are the permissions:
>> 
>> finemanruss at linux:~/Documents> ls -l
>> total 461
>> -rwxr-xr-x    1 finemanruss users        6575 2004-03-13 08:07
>> address.csv
>> -rw-r--r--    1 finemanruss users       18881 2004-07-18 12:47
>> address.dbf
>> -rw-r--r--    1 finemanruss users        8800 2004-07-18 13:07
>> address.sxc
>> drwxr-xr-x    2 finemanruss users         520 2004-04-11 19:50 backyard
>> drwxr-xr-x    2 finemanruss users         208 2004-03-25 08:17 Beck
>> -rw-r--r--    1 finemanruss users      220068 2004-07-27 17:59
>> IMG_0001.JPG
>> -rw-r--r--    1 finemanruss users      206178 2004-07-27 18:00
>> IMG_0002.JPG
>> drwxr-xr-x    5 finemanruss users         224 2004-07-26 11:39 Lions
>> drwxr-xr-x    2 finemanruss users          48 2004-07-28 09:18 Model
>> finemanruss at linux:~/Documents> mv IMG_0001.JPG /Model
>> mv: cannot move `IMG_0001.JPG' to `/Model': Permission denied
>>  As you can see I get a permission denied message.
>> 
>> In looking at the permisssions I should have rwx for the directory as the
>> owner.
>> 
>> Do I need to grant the group rwx also?
Thanks for the quick response. i will try the correct command. 
-- 
Russ




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