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I try to use the mv command, but it throws an error like this:

adi@LMToshi2 ~ $ mv ~/compass-icon-theme /usr/share/icons
mv: cannot move '/home/adi/compass-icon-theme' to '/usr/share/icons/compass-icon-theme': Permission denied
adi@LMToshi2 ~ $
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The reason of the error is that you are running as non root user and trying to move a folder into a system folder, which is owned by root

The following command should work:

sudo mv ~/compass-icon-theme /usr/share/icons

Note: Before running a command as root by using sudo - Please double check that you know what the command do, and that you do want to execute it.

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