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T 5515

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T 5515

We need to install Gnome Library Files for installing Excel Viewer. We are not about to install due to SquashFS root file system. So we are not able to copy any lib files to /usr/lib direcetory.We could move other files related to abiword to /mnt/ folder. These lib files are required for running the abiword.

Root file system is readonly and compressed. We are not to copy it. Can anyone suggest a procedure to do copying of Libraries to /usr/lib.

Thanks and Regards
Steven E. Protter
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Re: T 5515


log on as root, uncompress the filesystem and use the cp command. You can worry about making the permissions workable after the copy is done.

Otherwise your OS install could make it impossible to achive your goal. You may wish to re-install the OS.

Steven E Protter
Owner of ISN Corporation
Arno Kuyper_1
Trusted Contributor

Re: T 5515


Like Steven said, umount the .sqsh uncompress it, add the files and then mksquashfs it again. Maybee you can try to add the files in the original /usr/lib dir and try to do a mksquashfs -noappend to overwrite the existing .sqsh and then mount it again.

Hope it helps