[Solved] Can't update files!!

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[Solved] Can't update files!!

Post#1 by Ed_P » 24 Mar 2014, 20:27

On 3.0, upgraded from 2.1 save.dat, I can't change files in my /home/guest/ folder unless I edit them as root!!! And this is a text file. PorteusNotes.txt What the heck??
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Re: Can't update files!!

Post#2 by fanthom » 24 Mar 2014, 21:06

so maybe change ownership back to guest?
run as root:

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chown guest:guest -R /home/guest
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Re: Can't update files!!

Post#3 by Ed_P » 25 Mar 2014, 04:19

That worked. Thank you. :beer:

Was the problem caused by copying the files in root mode? This is what I ran:

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#!/bin/sh

echo Run from LXterminal else SpaceFM bookmarks won't be restored.
echo Use FireFox to restore FireFox's bookmark backup and edit History Preferences.
echo 
echo Be sure to update save.dat name and location.
read

if [ `whoami` != "root" ]; then
  ktsuss "$0"
  exit
fi

mloop  /mnt/sda6/porteussave.dat

#http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=81&t=3075&p=21675#p21675
#cp -r -d /mnt/loop/home/guest/*  2>/dev/null      /home/guest/
cp -r -d /mnt/loop/home/guest/*                    /home/guest/
cp -r -d /mnt/loop/home/guest/.config/spacefm/*    /home/guest/.config/spacefm/
cp -r -d /mnt/loop/etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/*    /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections
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