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Re: [SLE] /var properties?
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 23:14:02 +0100
  • Message-id: <200503072314.02564.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 07 March 2005 23:05, Paul Cartwright wrote:
> my printer stopped working, Epson USB model. So I went to the command
> line and did a
> cat FILE | lp
>
> and I got an error saying it couldn't write to /var/tmp
> /var was root root dwr-wr---
> I chmodded it to 777 and now I can print.
> what should /var file permissions be???

/var should be 0755
/var/tmp should be 1777 (the sticky bit should be set, just like for /tmp)


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