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How can I give myself permission to edit files in /var/www without having to use the root account or sudo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? Permissions mystify me. I'm worried about compromising the security of my folder, too, since it's public.
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Permissions issue when trying to save file to /var/www [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? I have install PHP from this article on my ubuntu computer ...
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Permission denied to copy or paste files in the system folders [duplicate]

Problem Statement: Well I have installed Xampp 1.8.1 in my Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit system. But I couldn't paste my web files to the /opt/lampp directory where lampp is installed. As I try to paste my web ...
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Apache - the var/www has root as owner [duplicate]

I have downloaded Apache on Ubuntu by following this tutorial. It installed the Apache nicely and it is running successfully but there is one problem which is a huge one. I do not have permissions to ...
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Change permission for ALL folders and files [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? I've been around Ubuntu for not too long now and I'm getting tired of a thing I used to accept. When I installed Apache ...
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give permission to /var/www [duplicate]

When I write this to give permission to www directory: zeb@zeb-Lenovo-B570:/var$ chmod 251 www/ zeb@zeb-Lenovo-B570:/var/www$ ls Its gives error: ls: cannot open directory .: Permission denied I ...
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webserver folder cannot be accessed without using root [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? My webserver folder, called www, cannot be accessed without using root. Any ideas?
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How can I not require root identification for editing files in certain directories? [duplicate]

I have the latest version of Ubuntu installed on my computer. I would like to set it up so that I can comfortably program in PHP, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. So I've installed Nginx and set it up, ...
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I am a member of www-data but still don't have access to the apache site in /var/www/ although permissions are correct [duplicate]

here are the permissions on my site : drwxrwx--- 6 www-data root 1024 Oct 25 17:12 engn2912b -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 177 Oct 23 20:35 index.html drwxrwx--- 3 www-data root 1024 Oct 16 23:32 php ...
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Permissions for /var/www in Lubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

So I know this question has been asked 100,000 times but I having spent all afternoon going through answers on here I still haven't been able to find a solution that works for me. So having installed ...
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alternative to chmod 777 in LAMP [duplicate]

Typically after installing LAMP I like to install phpmyadmin and be allowed to drop folders in var/www/. I run sudo chmod 777 only because the LAMP is on a LAN. I was curious to know what is the ...
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How do I save a .php file in /var/www ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? I am trying to start working with LAMP. I installed php, mysql, apache and phpmyadmin. Now when I try to save or write ...
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sshfs no write access [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? I am trying to use sshfs to mount an remote directory so that I can change the files like local. My problem is that i ...
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What owner and mod should I give to /var/www [duplicate]

I would like to be able to edit the source code of my website from my editor and also allow the website to load in the browser. With sudo chown -R 'www-data':'www-data'the code is not editable but ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...

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