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i down loaded wallpapers and want to put them in folder where the rest are and it gives me a error access denied. could not write to /user/share/wallpapers/buntu-800.jpg i am ...
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    how do you get wallpaper in to folder where the rest of the files are


    i down loaded wallpapers and want to put them in folder where the rest are and it gives me a error
    access denied.
    could not write to /user/share/wallpapers/buntu-800.jpg
    i am really new and am not sure how to do this i copy /paste dosent work i may not be doing it right any help would be greatfull

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    The /usr folder is mostly writable only by root.

    If you must put the wallpapers there, then you can do:
    Code:
    su
    <enter root password>
    cp wallpaper /usr/share/wallpapers/wallpaper.jpg
    Personally, I just store my wallpapers in ~/wallpapers.

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