Hi, * p <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002-12-20 02:18]: >my .muttrc is "read-only." i need to >modify it, as i've been able to do >in the past. i don't know what i >did to make it r/o. > >(permissions = 666) > >$ ls -la .muttrc > >-rw-rw-rw- 1 bt bt 8503 Oct 31 00:13 .muttrc That looks ok, except that I wouldn't make it world-writeable. What is the problem? What exactly are you trying to do? Thorsten -- All generalizations are false.