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im new to linux and i installed aMSN and downloaded a skin i liked but i have to copy it into "usr/share/amsn/skins" but when i want to copy it in ...
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    [SOLVED] read and write to system folders


    im new to linux and i installed aMSN and downloaded a skin i liked but i have to copy it into
    "usr/share/amsn/skins" but when i want to copy it in there it says im not alowed.
    So i tried to change my rights in the folder but i cant change them can someone tell how i can change them?

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    Welcome to the forums!

    Rather than change folder permissions, you need to go to a terminal or console and issue the move command like this:

    Code:
    sudo mv /path/to/file_to_be_moved /path/to/file_name
    oz

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    ok awsome that works thank you very much for welcoming me and for your fast reply.

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