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  • #84444

    dcbone
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    When I try and modify my controller .cfg files I get an access denied message and this happened out of the blue. I have never seen the message before today even when modifying .cfg files before.

    Accidentally bumped another topic when I meant to post a new one

    #84450

    proxycell
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    where is the file located?
    /opt/retropie/emulators/retroarch/configs/ ?

    #84452

    dcbone
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    For some reSon my mobile wot display wide enough to see your entire directory but that looks right. The directory from floobz controller config post with attached files

    #84459

    proxycell
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    ahh ok, you can just do this:
    sudo chown -R pi /opt/retropie/

    i have done that without any problems, i also have done the same for /etc/emulationstation/ and /home/pi/

    #84461

    dcbone
    Participant

    Do I have to use Sudo chown everytime I boot?

    I had used that before but not today, it might be the difference and honestly don’t know what the sudo chown command actually does.

    I’m new I this website/Linux/rpi and I see a lot of ‘random’ command line type stuff posted. Knowing the purpose of the command might give me some context and help me in the future.

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