[oclug] Strange Fedora problem (continued)
croombefp at sympatico.ca
Fri Aug 4 09:44:12 EDT 2006
Fortunately, I already burnt a DVD with all my data a few days ago so
it's only a little bit out of date : as it's a multisession, there's
still enough room to add the few recent things.
I created another user yesterday and it worked just fine but I really
didn't want to go through all the bother of moving stuff across from the
old to the new one. Anyway, I am not sure about permissions : it seems
to me that sometimes, when one does things like that as root, the
permissions get all locked up and it's difficult to restore them to the
Finally, what does your suggested bash command actually do? I would like
to know a few more details before I try it due to your warning and to
knowing a bit about the power of root by now!
Thanks for your continued support/advice,
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