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Re: Problem Deleting Directory & Files



On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 21:41 -0700, Kirk wrote:
> I installed a tarball and then discovered I didn't need it.  I tried to
> delete the director & files but permission gets denied.  I tried to
> chmod but it wouldn't work on the files or directory.  I checked the
> permissions which said I'm not the owner & can't change them.

If you're not the owner then you must have been superuser when you did
the installation (or you were logged in as a different user). In any
case, become that user again using 'su' and proceed.

poc


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