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Re: Can't Save Screenshot due to permissions



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Mark Sargent wrote:
|
|> # ll -d /home
|> drwxrwxrwx  8 root root 4096 Mar  6 16:53 /home
|>
|> Seems that your /home should have 777 permissions to allow
|> writing/creating underneath it.
|
|
| Ok, but, if I open a terminal, and cd to /home/coolboarderguy, I can
| create a new dir, without having to change the permissions of
| /home/coolboarderguy. Why would I need to change the permissons just to
| save a screenshot..? Am I not understanding something.? Cheers.

I simply checked my /home on two machines and because they are different
to yours I suggested it.  Maybe it is not the problem:

# mkdir /test
# ll -d test
drwxr-xr-x  2 root root 4096 Jun  8 08:59 test
# cd test
# mkdir myuser
# chown myuser:myuser myuser
# chmod 700 myuser
# ll -d /home/myuser
drwx------  102 myuser myuser 4096 Jun  8 08:58 /home/myuser

$ cd /test/myuser
$ touch test
$ ll
total 4
- -rw-rw-r--  1 myuser myuser 0 Jun  8 09:01 test

What app are you saving with?  I use KSnapshot which works fine here.
What user credentials is your app saving with... the error may be
misleading.

- -Andy
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