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LJackson
08-17-2009, 07:18 PM
Hi All,

i am trying to create a cache directory with write permissions set to writable and readable.

but i have absolutly no idea about chmod, ive been given some tutorials to follow but still dont really understand :(

i have created a new folder called cache in my root

and from one of the tutorials i have the following code
$ chmod 777 cache

which im not sure is correct nor do i know where to put this code?

can anyone please help me
thanks
Luke

ckeyrouz
08-17-2009, 07:23 PM
change your directory to root"

cd /

then type the command mentioned above:

chmod 777 ./cache

LJackson
08-17-2009, 07:42 PM
change your directory to root"

cd /

then type the command mentioned above:

chmod 777 ./cache

hi mate thanks for your reply,

um how and where do i change the directory to root cd???

thanks
Luke

tomws
08-17-2009, 08:04 PM
Linux command line. I'm betting you're a Windows user. Google for the equivalent Windows permissions settings.

LJackson
08-17-2009, 08:05 PM
yep im a windows user :D

will do's

thanks
Luke

tomws
08-17-2009, 08:07 PM
FYI, Windows permissions confuse me just as much as you're confused by Linux permissions. :o

LJackson
08-17-2009, 08:15 PM
ok i have found this

http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/05/25/how-to-take-ownership-and-grant-permissions-in-windows-vista/

which i have read but how do i know which permissions to change so that when the folder has been uploaded it can be written to?

thank you
Luke

LJackson
08-17-2009, 08:15 PM
ah ok lol :D



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