Cannot Install Software in Mandrake

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Cannot Install Software in Mandrake

Postby mwalam » Sat Jul 19, 2003 10:52 pm

Aoa
I am using Mandrake. It is very nice but i have a problem as well. I cannot install any new software. Error [-624] Cannot make the Directory. Please try another Directory. I am using Linux Mandrake 9.1. [/b]
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Postby Faraz.Fazil » Sun Jul 20, 2003 4:36 pm

It appears u r using a non root account.Use a root account.

Did u try doing the same action after loggin in as root.?

You can login as root directly by issuing this command in terminal:

su

or:

su root

Enter root password.
Then try installing the softwares.It will work

Good luck!


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