You get the error message Operation not permitted
This error may occur if you try to do something on your system what is not supported. Even the root user can get this message.
e.g. you try to set permission on a filesystem which does not have permissions
e.g. You try to create a symbolic link on a FAT32 filesystem
e.g. Trying to change ownership on a FAT filesystem
About the Author
Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.