starting flume but permission denied as root

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http://stackoverflow.com – I'm trying to start flume but keeping a permission denied error: -bash: /user/Flume/apache-flume-1.5.0-bin/bin/flume-ng: Permission denied and try to start it like this as well: /user/Flume/apache-flume-1.5.0-bin/bin/flume-ng agent --conf ./conf/ -f conf/flume.conf -Dflume.root.logger=DEBUG,console -n TwitterAgent not sure if this makes a difference, but the server I'm working on is on amazon EC2 and where I believe you can't login as root but use sudo su instead, does that make a difference in the permissions? Sorry if this is trivial but i'm a linux rookie...I thought sudo su would giv (HowTos)