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Old 10-29-2002
User Privileges

I have used several Linux Flavors and now I need to know something. I have the ROOT user and then I have my personal user. What I need to do is for my normal user to be able to write files to directories where appearntly, only the root user has privileges.

For example, to write files to /var/www/html I have to be in SU mode or logged in as root. I would like to do this with my normal user as myself.

Can someone tell me how to set this up?

Thanks

Gregg
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Old 10-29-2002
man chown
man chmod


That's your first point of info!

Then change the ownership of the directory to your user and give that user read & write access!

There you are - BIG hints!!!

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