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    changing directory permission problem
    hi. this is my first post.
    I am trying to change to a directory of another user while I am logged in as the administrator. I open the terminal and type the following into the command line

    cd ./Users/Almadroog(name of user)/

    that works but the file that I am trying to access on the desktop of Almadroog and when I try to cd to it, it says permission denied.

    Then when I try
    sudo cd ./Users/Almadroog/Desktop

    I am prompted for a password, then i type it in, then it no longer says permission denied but it does not actually change directories the furthest that I can get is to the

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    Oct 01, 2004
    Try logging in as root.

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