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How can I get permission to change file names?

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I have successfully revealed the files that I was looking for with InvisibliX. Now, I would like to rename some of these so that they remain visible. When I try to change the name of the file in the "Get Info" window, I am told that I do not have permission to change the name of the file. How do I fix this please?

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To change permission for files or folders, first open a Terminal, then navigate to where the files or folders are stored.

Type the following command: sudo chmod 777 FILE.extension or sudo chmod 777 FOLDERNAME

Once you complete this, start the application again and you will have the possibility to change permission to files in the specified folders.

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