I have had a response from the JMRI user forum.Can anyone advise please, if it is possible to make appropriate changes, and how to go about it.?
Re: [jmriusers] Re: Linux and JMRI
> check_group_uucp(): error testing lock file creation Error
> details:Permission deniedcheck_lock_status: No permission to create lock
> please see: How can I use Lock Files with rxtx? in INSTALL
This is your problem. You need to have the right permissions to create the
This is where things get to be a pain. It's an easy fix, usually. Add
yourself to the group that can write lock files, and you're all set.
The tricky bits being: what is the name of the group that can write lock
Depends on your distribution. I know nothing of PCLinuxOS, so I can't speak
from direct experience. On Fedora, it's group 'uucp'. I think it's
something different on Ubuntu. It can usually be found by checking the
lock directory for the controlling group. Of course, where the lock
directory is varies from distro to distro as well.
Once you get this squared away and have added yourself to the right group,
log out and log back in again for the new group permissions to take effect.
Then re-run DecoderPro.