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    write permission and konqueror


    I've got some more questions...

    First off, I figured out how to install a program called eagle.rpm using alien to unpack it in root shell. It is a program for designing printed circuit boards for electronics (im an electronics hobbyist), so I need to save files and things to it obviously. Since I installed it via root shell, the folder that I installed it in will not let me write to it. I would have to be logged in as root in order to change those options. When I tried logging in as root, it said that root login was not allowed. What do I do here?

    I also tried switching username in root shell to the username I always used. Everything seemed to go fine, but when I went to see if the files had been installed they weren't there! What do I do?


    Second question, I at first wanted mozilla firefox to be my browser for looking at folders and stuff on my computer, then I realised the konqueror is much better to do that. But it was too late, I had already changed it over so that firefox was the default browser, and now I don't know how to change it back (I don't even remember how I did it in the first place).

    Also, if I say "open with" and then use konqueror to open hda3, I get this error message. This only happens w/ the HD, not when opening folders on my desktop.
    There appears to be a configuration error. You have associated konqueror w/ application/x-desktop, but it cannot handle this file type
    How do I fix that? I do want mozilla firefox to be my default browser for the internet though.

    Thank you, and sorry for the newbie questions

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    You should be able to fix ths with chown and chmod commands.

    I'll say it writes to /usr/goo/foo/eagle in my examples, please change to fit.

    In a root terminal:
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    chown  zachtheterrible /usr/goo/foo/eagle
    (zachtheterrible being your username (change to fit)) and then
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    chmod 744 /usr/goo/foo/eagle
    this will give you the permissions to write.
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    Thank you very much dylunio

    What about my other question? I know its gotta be something simple. thank you

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    Sorry I'm not sure about your second question
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