Topic "Ubuntu Server"

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dbrown101
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Joined: 2010-02-27
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I am trying to use Winscp to config files on my Ubuntu server. after logging in I can view all files but when I try to edit a file I get access denied error.

Permission denied.
Error code: 3
Error message from server: Permission denied
Request code: 3

so i have to open putty and vim all my config changes.

I have looked in the forum and tried the ssh/shell sudo su-command and got another error.

Permission denied.
Error code: 3
Error message from server: Permission denied
Request code: 3


I know there has to be a way to do this with WinScp can someone please help me with this issue.

Thanks
martin
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Joined: 2002-12-10
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Location: Prague, Czechia
Please post a full log file showing the problem.

To generate log file, enable logging, log in to your server and do the operation and only the operation that causes the error. For posting extensive logs you may use pastebin or similar application. Note that passwords and passphrases not stored in the log. You may want to remove other data you consider sensitive though, such as host names, IP addresses, account names or file names (unless they are relevant to the problem). If you do not want to post the log publicly, you may email it to me. You will find my address (if you log in) in my forum profile. Please include link back to this topic in your email. Also note in this topic that you have emailed the log.
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