Re: changing rights

On Mon, 2007-10-29 at 18:35 +1100, Robert Moonen wrote:
> 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.

This feature was new in Gnome 2.16:

If Peter's running an older version, he won't have it.


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