permission

[oracle@server2 dbca]$ rm -rf *
rm: cannot remove directory `orcl': Permission denied
rm: cannot remove directory `orcl1': Permission denied
rm: cannot remove directory `stamp': Permission denied
rm: cannot remove directory `step1': Permission denied
[oracle@server2 dbca]$

HOw can we achieve permission
jcob_lAsked:
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
What are your rights? Check with "ls -l" and post that output please.
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVETopic Advisor Commented:
Ask root or su to root and remove the directories you want removed.
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omarfaridCommented:
Who is the owner of the directories? if the user running the command is not the owner then only root or owner can.

owner can give permissions to others via the chmod command.

chmod +w directoryname
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jcob_lAuthor Commented:
chmod command is good.

Thank you.
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