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02-20-2008, 01:50 PM #1Mobile Finder unable to set permissions
I've tried to search for issues others are having with finder and to date none have posted any trouble with setting or resetting file/folder permissions with MobileFinder or Finder as its called in Installer.
I really enjoy its UI and mainly started downloading it to adjust the permission for my iPhysics folders/files for playability on 1.1.3 but when i click a folder or file and select modify - I set my permissions and exit, then when i review my work it reverts back to its previous setting. Any suggestions ? Anyone experiencing this problem also ?
I'm only trying to do it through Finder because I have to date not been able to SSH into my iphone with WinSCP. No clue why
Thanks in advance.
02-20-2008, 02:25 PM #2
For me, it wont even change icon names...
02-20-2008, 02:37 PM #3
Mobile finder dont work for me too.. I tried squid also and didnt work. Anyone knows how to fix it?
02-20-2008, 02:39 PM #4
02-20-2008, 02:47 PM #5
Well i'm not glad to see others are frustrated with it as well but i am glad to see its not an isolated issue and there fore some sympathetic guru can troubleshoot it and assit
02-20-2008, 04:42 PM #6
I've spent most of the day at work playing with it and I've noticed that with Finder I can edit permissions and delete, move, rename etc., under the mobile directories but not under root directories. I've used Terminal to log in as root/alpine and attempted to chmod but it isnt working. Is it only seeing me as mobile and not root ? How can I gain access locally - not through SSH which i've not been able to do and ive ready ALL of it ! via terminal or finder etc., how can i locally gain root access to adjust permissions ? I think we are having a problem iwth that rather than with the finder app itself.
07-12-2008, 10:27 PM #7
I have the same problem. Like I can't move, delete, or change the name of a file using mobile finder. If I do move it, it usually only goes out the folder going up. Like from Media to Root. But It won't move anywhere else. And my Iphone is version 1.1.4