not the owner

Asked by Kevin Kelly on 2017-05-17

cannot copy folder because i am not the owner

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2017-06-02
Bashing-om (bashing-om) said : #1

Kevin Kelly;

That is a linux fact of life. If "you" do not own the file -you- can not mess with it .
What is this file and from where do you want to copy it and where do you want to copy it to ?
One can become root (sudo) to perform administrative tasks or in some cases to do things one should not be doing .

- sudo you can break it too-

What folder are you trying to copy to and from?

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