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operation not permitted when i try to modify permissions [closed]

asked 2014-10-10 17:26:56 -0500

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a file has appeared in my folder which has not been placed by me. I need to remove it. However whatever i try i am refused. If i cannot remove i must consider Fedora a failure and scratch the disk. I cannot accept i do not have full control.

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answered 2014-10-10 17:35:03 -0500

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properties of this file are Binary, Size 3.2GB!

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from terminal enter to the directory containing the file then login as root using su, then remove the file using erase command.

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