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How to save php file in /opt/lampp/htdocs without going to terminal and type sudo gedit? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I still don't understand alot of basic concepts so pls bear with me. I successfully installed XAMPP 1.7.4 in my ubuntu 11.04. The XAMPP is installed in /opt/lampp. I know ...
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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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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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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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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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how to log in as root in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am new to the world of linux and I've installed a Xubuntu 12.04 on my desktop computer. I am learning web development (Php, html, CSS, javaScript, JQuery etc...) so I need to establish an Apache ...
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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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Wordpress Could not create directory [duplicate]

I am trying to install a plugin for Wordpress on Ubuntu 14.04 Server but it keeps failing. I assume it is a rights issue because of a directory not being able to create. This is my last ditch effort 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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Shortcuts on my desktop? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have 14.04 release, and I wanted to add a shortcut of /var/www to my desktop, since I want to do some PHP development. I went to /var/www to make a link, but my right-click menu ...
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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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Can't access uploaded image to generate thumbnail in PHP [duplicate]

I had trouble fixing the file uploading, but then I ran chmod a+w /var/www and it worked - files were being uploaded to my specified directory. However, my script also generates a thumbnail ...
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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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