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    Exclamation chmod? how do i set up?

    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
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    change your directory to root"
    Code:
    cd /
    then type the command mentioned above:
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    chmod 777 ./cache

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    Quote Originally Posted by ckeyrouz View Post
    change your directory to root"
    Code:
    cd /
    then type the command mentioned above:
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    chmod 777 ./cache
    hi mate thanks for your reply,

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

    thanks
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    Linux command line. I'm betting you're a Windows user. Google for the equivalent Windows permissions settings.
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    yep im a windows user

    will do's

    thanks
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    FYI, Windows permissions confuse me just as much as you're confused by Linux permissions.
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    ok i have found this

    http://www.mydigitallife.info/2007/0...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
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    ah ok lol


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