how to get to command line to change permissions

Asked by Amworf on 2011-09-12

I can't extract files ("you do not have permission" error).

I require detailed instructions for how to do this.

I do not know how to get to "command line" so please instruct me step by step how to accomplish this.

Thank you,
amworf

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Solved by:
Enrico "eNry" Carafa
Solved:
2011-09-13
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2011-09-13
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2011-09-12

For get the command line press CTRL + ALT + T.
For have the permission just put sudo just before a command. What you have to do? If for example you have to run this command:
gedit /a/b/c.txt

and you have this error 'you do not have permission' the command will be this:
sudo gedit /a/b/c.txt

Amworf (amworf) said : #2

Thanks Enrico "eNry" Carafa, that solved my question.