Find the answer to your Linux question:
Results 1 to 4 of 4
i recently installed java but it installed into my documents rather than in the /usr/java folder. Because the usr folder is read only, so i cannot copy it into there ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
  1. #1
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    5

    Question help with moving files


    i recently installed java but it installed into my documents rather than in the /usr/java folder. Because the usr folder is read only, so i cannot copy it into there any ideas on how i can move it please?

    Thankyou

  2. #2
    Linux Guru
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Tucson AZ
    Posts
    3,190
    Have you tried moving files as root? Which distribution are you using/

  3. #3
    Linux Guru Jonathan183's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    3,043
    I suggest you install java using the package manager for your distro ... that should put java in the correct location ... which maybe /opt/java.

  4. #4
    Just Joined!
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    5
    I'm not sure, can you explain what you mean please?
    I'm on Linpus Linux lite v1.0.13.E
    Cheers

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •