[kde-linux] Konqueror and changing permissions

Anne Wilson cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Tue Mar 28 08:35:18 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 28 March 2006 07:13, Teresa and Dale wrote:
> Hi list,
> I have KDE 3.5.1 installed on Gentoo and noticed something strange.
> When I am in Konqueror as root and right click on something and click
> properties, then try to change the permissions, like user name, group or
> the read/write part, when it goes to change it I get a error message.
> It just pops up a box with the file name and that is it.  The title bar
> just says error - konqueror and it has a circle with a X in it.
> Sometimes when I check, the permissions are changed to what I want them
> to be and sometimes not.  It varies.
> Anybody else get this?  

Yes, 3.5.1 on Fedora Core 4.  I see it exactly as you describe.

> Is there a fix or work around? 
'Twould be nice ;-)

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