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/var properties?
  • From: Paul Cartwright <paul_tbot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2005 17:05:23 -0500
  • Message-id: <200503071705.23713.paul_tbot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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???

Paul Cartwright
Registered Linux user # 367800

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