[svlug] Permissions! :(
grep at shorelink.com
Sun Nov 1 14:44:15 PST 1998
755 is the standard mode for /bin
also check /usr/bin
it looks like the coldsun has no PATH set, how did you create that user?
you did use the debian adduser command, didn't you?
On Sun, 1 Nov 1998, Scott wrote:
> hmm something happened and now my permissions are screwed up. I have
> tried a lot of things. root has no problems but all other users have
> problems. i have a averages user called coldsun. when i su to coldsun
> it says that it cant run /bin/bash. well when i login as coldsun it
> says it cant execute /bin/bash. Finnally after much trial and
> tribulations i did a chmod 755 /bin. that gave coldsun enough so he
> could get logged in. now he cant do anything. i tried typing 'clear'
> 'bitchx' everything. but it all says bash: cant find command. What is
> I must have done something stupid while logged in as root or something
> but i cant remember it. is there any way to get my old settings back?
> BTW: i am running debian 2.0 if that effects any answers or procedures.
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