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awarded  Altruist
Jun
7
comment rm on MINGW32, cannot unlink not owner
For me, the permissions of the parent directory are drwxr-xr-x. I tried chmod 775 on the parent directory (which should result in drwxrwxr-x), but running ls -l again shows that the permissions did not change. If I run the chmod with the verbose flag, it claims that permissions were changed, but again, running ls -l shows that they were not.
Jun
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Jan
10
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Jan
3
accepted Cygwin fatal error: is not a directory
Jan
3
comment Cygwin fatal error: is not a directory
And there was the problem: the relevant line did have the $ at the beginning: export TODO_DIR=dirname "$/cygdrive/c/Users/Travis/todo/todo.txt". I changed that and it works now.
Jan
3
revised Cygwin fatal error: is not a directory
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Jan
3
comment Cygwin fatal error: is not a directory
I think Cygwin is adding that somehow. In my .bashrc file I have: alias t="/cygdrive/c/users/Travis/todo/todo.sh", and the following produces the same error when executed from the shell: /cygdrive/c/users/travis/todo/todo.sh add "test"
Jan
3
asked Cygwin fatal error: is not a directory
Aug
19
awarded  Yearling
Aug
15
awarded  Excavator
Jul
22
revised Measures when routinely checking security on a home Ubuntu server
removed superfluous inane joke
Jul
22
suggested approved edit on Measures when routinely checking security on a home Ubuntu server
May
21
comment How can I get Windows 7 to switch audio from a monitor (with built-in speakers) to headphones when they are plugged in?
Sadly, I don't think this will work for me, but good answer anyway. My laptop just has an integrated sound card and I can't find anything other than the usual Windows settings.
Mar
23
awarded  Notable Question
Mar
9
awarded  Notable Question
Feb
10
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Nov
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awarded  Enthusiast
Oct
19
accepted How can I copy a drive image to a new SSD and make it bootable?
Oct
19
comment How can I copy a drive image to a new SSD and make it bootable?
UPDATE: I just now tried booting from a Windows 7 install disc and running the repair tool, and it worked!! Thanks calavera.