I am running linux mint. I setup an administrator account called 'thomas'
I am trying to edit some files and it will only let me open them as read only - I assumed a permissions problem.
As such i sought to give myself the correct permissions.
I added my user to the group sudo (As well as admin which it was already in). In sudoers these groups have all permissions. Regardless this did not work so I added an entry specifically for my username to give it all permissions. Again this has not worked.
As such at the moment i can login as root or put sudo in front of every command to get things working, but this is not ideal and does not help when for example i open up a document for editting in gedit within the GUI.
Could anyone advise as to why my permission changes are not working..? Cheers