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Here is the deal, I am good with html and java and am creating a website for my brother. On this site he has chosen to use a ikonboard.com discussion board. I have done everything I can to pull it off, but no can do. Here is the problem:
The site is being created using the angelfire webshell. The discussion board instructions ask me to set the CHMOD to 0777. Now I have been able to figure out anything I have set my mind to doing for this site accept this. I have no idea what to do with myself because I have never used unix, just html, java, and other common languages. If someone would please steer me in the right direction I would be forever thankful. Bottom line is, I need to know how to change the mode and that is all! So take pity on an inexperienced unixer and help a brotha out. thank you for any help.

-Brian
Smilie
# 2  
MySQL

Brian,

Just type
chmod 777 <filename>
at the command prompt. This will do.

Hope this solves your problem buddy...

Jay.
# 3  
Heh, don't forget the filename...

chmod 777 {filename goes here}

But I'm not sure if I understand correctly... are you creating the page on Angelfire? If so, that won't work, because you don't have shell access... In that case, brush up on a few simple Unix command (search around here to find lots of resources), and head on over to telnet://sdf.lonestar.org to make yourself an account. Check out the FAQ there to activate your webspace... While you're there, feel free to send them some money to cover their costs. Or not.

# 4  
Bug im getting there

ok, i understand that i need to do this through the connection. I understand most of the codes but the one thing i dont understand is how do i access my directories that are in angelfire. I need to know how to control those directories and files from the unix connection. Thanks for your help.

-BrianSmilie
# 5  

Yup, that'll be a problem. To the best of my knowledge, Angelfire does not allow Unix shell access. That would mean that your discussion board may not work on Angelfire at all. I may be mistaken, but I doubt that they'd do the installation for you...

# 6  
Computer Switch

ok, well now i have changed from angelfire to builder 2.0 file manager. so what u think bout that? Can you tell me what i can do off that and how i can work that, if at all possible?Smilie
# 7  

Hmm, I'm not familiar with that... The main point is that to chmod a file, you need shell access on the server. Can you get webspace somewhere that gives you a telnet login?
 

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