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  Learning the Terminal in Jaguar, Part 1
Subject:   Finding A Hidden Folder
Date:   2005-06-15 15:34:48
From:   immisumord
I hid a folder using eyeHide and it when I tried to open it, it said "The folder ".Jim" could not be open because you do not have sufficient acess privileges" and the read me on eyehide said if I was a little familiar with Terminal I could find the folder and I was wondering how I could do that. The folder is called ".Jim".


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  • Finding A Hidden Folder
    2007-08-28 18:07:14  Jonny81 [View]

    you could try

    sudo cd .Jim

    That might work. Or you could use chmod to alter the permissions for the directory.

    chmod u=rwx .Jim

    The chmod command used in this way will make sure you (u) have read (r), write (w), and execute (x) permission on the directory/file that follows.

    These are pretty basic so not sure if either of these will work, but I suppose it is worth a shot.