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4077 Views 19 Replies Latest reply: Aug 7, 2009 10:41 PM by Király
Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2009 12:20 PM (in response to William Boyd, Jr.)Also - when logged in as other User - in Info for both Folder & (all) files, above list of Me (admin user), Staff & Everyone - it says "You can only Read" -- who is "Everyone"? or Staff, for that matter? Assume those're just "stock" users for networks, etc., but also assumed Everyone would cover it...
Also, Launch Terminal/Terminal Window - how do I get there?imac, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2009 1:04 PM (in response to gogirl143)
Kiraly -- I'm trying to work up the nerve to try your solution...you're right to a new user, that solution looks a little daunting.
Just go for it. It works. Nothing else is going to work as well.
Question to you - in step #3 - log in to admin account (means me? - original User, given full privileges upon purchase, I assume)...
The original account you set up when you first turned on your Mac is an admin account, unless you specifically removed admin rights from that account at a later time.
"Launch Terminal"? ...haven't used this yet, where is it exactly that I'm pasting in those 3 lines of code AND are the backslashes Return/Enter(s) or actual backslashes? Sorry, haven't done actual "programming" since highschool...
Terminal is in the /Applications/Utilities folder. I just use Spotlight (magnifying glass at the top right corner of your screen) to open apps or find things. Just paste in the three lines exactly as you see them. The backslashes are actual backslashes.eMac (PowerPC G4, 1.25GHz, 1.5GB RAM, USB 2.0), Mac OS X (10.5.8)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2009 2:19 PM (in response to gogirl143)
When logged in as another User - I open HD/Users/Shared/Folder Perm Info=Me (Admin User) is Read/Write, Staff is Read Only, Everybody is Read/Write...all files (that I want them to have access to change)=same permissions as above, other files I want them to be able to SEE in that file are the same except Everybody is Read Only. Do I need to + each User, with permissions to Read/Write instead of designate as "Everybody"?
You shouldn't have to.
Does it change anything if you set permissions for "Staff" to Read/Write?MacBook 2.0 GHz, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2009 8:26 PM (in response to Király)Worked up the nerve (I guess) - followed the steps, and here's what showed up in the Terminal window:
Last login: Fri Aug 7 22:22:06 on console
new-host-2:~ gervaisemacbeth$ sudo chmod -R +a "sharegroup allow delete,chown,list,search,add_file,\
WARNING: Improper use of the sudo command could lead to data loss
or the deletion of important system files. Please double-check your
typing when using sudo. Type "man sudo" for more information.
To proceed, enter your password, or type Ctrl-C to abort.
*Obviously, I Ctrl-C'd, 'cause I got scared whether or not I had it right...should I have started the "Paste" on a new line (Ret/Ent b4 I paste within Terminal)? Also, when I hit "Preview" for this post it looks like half of the lines of code you indicated looked different (they didn't) - I just Copy/Pasted the entire Terminal window b4 I Ctrl-C'd*
Sorry, I feel like a bit of an idiot, but I've managed to screw up some things pretty good because it "looks" so easy...imac, Mac OS X (10.5.7)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 7, 2009 10:41 PM (in response to gogirl143)Everything was right. The sudo warning message is normal the first time you use it. You panicked when you didn't need to. Just try it again and everything will be okay.eMac (PowerPC G4, 1.25GHz, 1.5GB RAM, USB 2.0), Mac OS X (10.5.8)