dfu-util only gives "Permission Denied"

Mikkel Meyer Andersen openmoko at mikl.dk
Sun Oct 7 18:32:26 CEST 2007


Just type
sudo dfu-util ...
and enter you password when promted :-)

/ Mikkel

frogger at x-game.se skrev:
> Hello,
> This is my first entry after receiving my OpenMoko kit this friday. This
> is also my first time using a Linux Computer to do anything real, so
> please forgive me if my questions are naive and simple =)
> So I have my new Ubuntu computer up and running and I wanted to start
> flashing the Neo phone just get a feel for it before attacking the
> development environment.
> I downloaded the dfu-util software and moved it to /bin for convenience.
> Now everytime I try try to run dfu-util I get a "Permission Denied" error.
> I have tried using "sudo dfu-util --help" as well as using "sudo su -" to
> be a root user but i get only "Permission Denied". Now I get the feeling
> that I don't have the required Linux skills to solve this myself, hence
> this question to this list.
> does anyone have  a good answer to this ?
> /Pepe
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