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# 8  
Old 02-15-2002

ok now it's not the prefix thing it's till the file permission. It askes me to type /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf but when I do this it says Permission Denied. I log in under root when Gnome starts. and I'm doing this threw the terminal.. is this the problem>?
# 9  
Old 02-15-2002
do I have to chomd the directories, and if so how would one accomplish this?
# 10  
Old 02-15-2002
ok this is exactly what it says:

[root@x1-6-00-c8-75-f7-a3 apche]# /usr/local/apache/conf/
bash: /usr/local/apache/httpd.cong: Permission denied
# 11  
Old 02-15-2002
I'm logged in a root user. So doesn't that mean I already have fun permissions to everything?
# 12  
Old 02-16-2002
Looking at your post, seems you are trying to execute a configuration file. httpd.conf is not an executable, it is a configuration file.... you must edit this file with an editor.

This is why you are getting the error... and it seems it is not because of permissions, but simply because you are trying to execute a text file that is not an executable.
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