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chmod permissions

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kavitha, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. kavitha

    kavitha Member

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    Hi,

    I want to delete a folder(file) of particular user thru SSH but it is giving me the error permission denied so, i want to change the permissions for that particular folder and file it is giving me this error

    chmod 755 index.html
    chmod: changing permissions of `index.html': Operation not permitted

    pls guide what should i do?

    Regards,
    Kavitha
     
  2. sawbuck

    sawbuck Well-Known Member

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    Have you tried doing a "chown"?
     
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    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    Are you logged into the root account? If not, try that.
     
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