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Enabling user exec to install?

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – I was told to simply go into the fstab folder to allow myself permissions to execute files without becoming root, but instead of following it blindly I need a 2nd opinion. I cannot install a specific program because of configuration problems even though I downloaded all the gcc, g++ etc packages. I got permission denied and here I am in my fstab folder. Anything I can do about this? Code: # # /etc/fstab # Created by anaconda on Sat Oct 3 16:31:46 2009 # # Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk' # See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or vol_id(8) for more info # UUID=148b7e88-eb2d-4e7d-a4ee-c12b833a3ae8 /boot ext3 defaults 1 2 /dev/mapper/vg_myname-lv_root / ext4 defaults 1 1 /dev/mapper/vg_myname-lv_swap swap swap defaults 0 0 tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0 devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0 #devpts options modified by setup update to fix #515521 ugly way sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0 proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 (HowTos)