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you are not a member of group 'staff'
Authored by: MtnBiker on Feb 01, '08 05:00:51PM

I ran the original posters script and got the following message (running script in TextMate):
[ERROR] However, you are not a member of group 'staff' which is bad!

Can I add myself to staff?

I think I got in the mess because when installed Leopard I had some problems (like a blue screen after first try at upgrading from Panther), so I ran the Leopard upgrade again and in my hast typed my short username wrong. Then in the System Preferences>Users I created an account using my old short user name, gave myself admin rights and deleted the accidentally created user. But like others I get password required dialog boxes to delete a file. I'm also having Aperture problems which I suspect may be permissions related.

I'm looking at the Forums here and see similar problems, but I'm out of my element here. I'm OK with using terminal, but the whole permissions thing is beyond me, and I don't want to mess it up any more than it already is. I'm thinking about erasing and starting over, but that's days of reinstalling apps, etc.

I realize that the forums may be a better place for this, but the original script trapped a problem I have, so am trying here first.


Hermosa Beach, CA USA

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