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I just installed this to run Ubuntu in a virtual machine. I am having a problem installing a game that has a .sh extension. When i try to change the permissions from read only to read and write it tells me error File system is read only. and when i try to change the .sh file to executable it tells me error File System is read only.

host is Windows 7
guest is Ubuntu 11.04
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try this:

sudo chmod +x yourfile.sh
sudo ./yourfile.sh
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its asking me for a password. What do i type in? I am a new user to Ubuntu
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Originally Posted by Thedark1337 View Post
its asking me for a password. What do i type in? I am a new user to Ubuntu
during the installation you created a normal user. use the the normal user's password.

or try "sudo su" then ./yourfile.sh
Edited by dhenzjhen - 7/23/11 at 11:13am
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it keeps saying wrong password even though i typed it in and it doesn't show up in the terminal the password i typed in. It just stays static as i type it in.
Also i looked under the usernames and it says my account is a custom type.
When i lock the desktop and log in with my password it works.
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password doesn't show up there in text mode just type the password and hit enter.
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