Re: changing rights

minnesaenger1969 web de wrote:
> Dear all,
> following problem: When I load files from a CD-ROM onto my harddisk,
> they are all read-protected. In Gnome there is no easy grafical way
> to do this.
> In KDE it is (like in Windows) very easy to change rights of large
> amounts of files in a folder by changing the rights of the folder and
> click the field (more or less called) "set changings for all
> subfolders and files".
> In Gnome you have to change every single folder and file. The only
> way for a collective way is via terminal and that is not easy for
> beginners.

No, you click on "apply permissions to enclosed files" which becomes a
visible button when you select a folder and then "right click" and
select properties, then select the permissions TAB, just like windoze
and I presume kde too.

Robert G. Moonen
registered Linux user number 298132

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second,
it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident."
Arthur Schopenhauer - German philosopher (1788 - 1860)

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