Short for "file system permissions" - access control based on user, group, or global access.

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After setting chmod -R 0700 still current user can see and edit the files

I have a folder in my server I am setting this folder rights by sudo chmod -R 0700 myfolder when i print rights with ls -l everything is fine nobody has any right except root but i can open the ...
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sudo: /var/lib/sudo writable by non-owner (040777), should be mode 0700

I get error message always when i work with sudo command. It shows always sudo: /var/lib/sudo writable by non-owner (040777), should be mode 0700. A while ago i changed the permission of /var ...
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Sitemap generator needs to be writeable by web server on www-data owned folder with 775 permissions

I have a site which has a folder for google sitemaps. Recently I've been receiving the following error sent to me Sitemap generate warnings: File "sitemap.xml" cannot be saved. Please, make sure the ...
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Interesting VirtualBox Plex Permissions Issue

My system is setup with an Ubuntu 14.04 installation running a 14.04 guest virtual machine, via Oracle's Virtual Box. I also have 3 x 2TB drives setup in a zpool. To give the virtual machine access ...
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how make Apache access out the www directory

Hello i have make (store) directory in / path /etc /var /store <-----My directory . . and i mount hhd to /store mount /dev/sde /store i need my website php in /var/www/html/ can acess to ...
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Restore login after modifying /etc/shadow permissions

I locked my screen for a moment and now I am unable to login back into my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, not even in a "Guest Session". After a moment of panic, I realized that I am the responsible, as I think ...
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Permissions denied to owner, although it is set to 666 in .ssh directory

I recently messed around with the .ssh directory. Made some permission changes, I think and now it won't let me access it anymore. I can access it as the root user (sudo -i) but not as somesh I get ...
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Changing the permission of utmp and wtmp

I would like to change the permission of /var/log/wtmp and /var/run/utmp to 660 so that users cannot gain more info about the system (in this case, the logged in users). Does this have any negative ...
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ProFTPD - set a group manager to access all users files in the group tree

I am currently developing a client application with pyqt and ftplib to help backup/restore file to/from a ProFTPD server. The company is divided into many agencies and every agency is a ftp group with ...
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getting error for knife bootstrap on ubuntu chef node

Getting knife bootstrap error on ubuntu chef node $ knife bootstrap 52.8.178.221 -x ubuntu -i ~/Keys/chef1.pem mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/etc/chef’: Permission denied 52.8.178.221 bash: ...
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Install LAMPP / XAMPP not as root

I've installed LAMPP and that worked fine. It was installed in /opt/lampp/. But now I need to install it again (I uninstalled it) NOT as root, in which case I don't have to sudo everything. ...
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Unable to access password protected folder on Windows share

I'm able to connect to the Windows share via both the GUI and command line - the share itself does not require credentials, but the folder I am trying to access is limited by username/pw. When I try ...
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How to make it so that a file can only be executed by root, but not as root?

There are certain applications that I don't want people to be able to open unless they have root privileges, however I do not want to give the programs root privileges. So how can I make it so that ...
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suddenly don't have acces to Mounted Drives, chown/chmod don't help

I'm having some trouble with a few drives in my computer. I have been unable to access 3 drives (one internal and two external) except as root for the past day. All three drives are ext4 and I was ...
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Application-specific permissions

Is there a way to assign different permissions to specific applications in linux? I.e: I want some applications to be able to write only to a specific directory, and having no permission for all the ...
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How do I make a folder or an entire drive accessible by all users, and permanently mounted?

I can not find an "All" user group, nor the "Everyone" owner.... I have read over 50 questions on the subject today of people not being able to read and write to their media weather internal or ...
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SSH users with single access directory and set commands?

I am looking for a way to have a user for instance root-1 to have access to the directory /root-1/* but not let him have access to anything before /root-1/* like /home/users/root-1/. And only have ...
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NTFS Disk mounting

How I can mount windows NTFS drive? I am double clicking on drive icon. But showing no permission.
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Right permissions to .git directory on server

I am working on deployment of application on ubuntu trusty server. I am using git ssh and web-hooks(deploy-keys) to deploy the code on server after its pushed to the master from local ...
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`sudo`, `gksu` and `gksudo` without password

In Fedora, I am surprised that if my administrator account does not have a password, sudo, gksu and gksudo won't prompt me for one! (it is not caused by /etc/sudoers). In Ubuntu, they will ask me for ...
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Run application as root by default

I have just installed WebStorm on my Ubuntu Desktop 14.04. The project I am working on uses git. If I run WebStorm from Launcher I cannot do a lot of things that need root permissions (of course). I ...
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Terminal asks for password but does not let me enter anything (15.04)

Whenever I try to open steam or some other programs, it opens the terminal and asks for my password, but when I try to enter it, it does not type anything and pressing enter just says sorry, try ...
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Transmission on Ubuntu Server 15.04 File permissions after download permission denied

I have setup my home server wrong I think, I have transmission for downloading my torrents it downloads to /mnt/external/Torrents/Finished if transmission downloads just a file to that folder ...
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User permission are lost [closed]

I can't install anything and can't use sudo su it begins after doing some stuff. I did by following links: http://serverfault.com/a/310328 and than http://askubuntu.com/a/386940/349940 how can I get ...
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Can't login on any accounts and can't access a shell too. What can I do?

So I have an issue there... I am writing this on my phone please excuse me if it's too short or badly formatted (for the grammar too). I tried to start my computer this evening but I cannot connect to ...
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Root acces denied while accseeing windows drive [closed]

I have the question regarding this problem (image attached) on my Kali Linux. i have dual booted with win 8.1. every thing was good, but suddenly today it shows this, Fast boot option is off. How ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to respect no read, write, or execute permissions for others set by chmod and Nautilus

I do not want to give 'others' read, write, or execute permissions in certain directories or folders. i.e. /home/me/test I am running 14.04.3 desktop. I have navigated to the folder, selected the ...
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setuid bit doesn't work

I do understand consept of SetUID and its meaning. When it comes to SeuUID,people say about /usr/bin/passwd and /etc/passwd. But, Isn't there any real example for that? Anyway, here's my experiment. ...
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Samba permissions in 14.04

Looked high and low - but not able to get a clear cut answer / leads. I am using 14.04 for file server. There are 4 users connected to this - each with their own pwds. All are shared to one group. ...
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Restrict Programs For Certain Groups & Users [duplicate]

I am thinking about installing Ubuntu MATE 14.04.3 LTS onto several old computers in a school setting which currently run Windows XP. These only are used for certain tasks. I want it to where the ...
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Issue with folder permission [closed]

I created a bunch of files using the terminal. The file was assigned to the root and I am not able to edit them. Help! What am I missing? New to Ubuntu.
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MySQL Installation Issues on Ubuntu 15.04

Firstly, I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 (Velvet) on my local machine. I recently uninstalled the LAMP stack due to several config issues I was experiencing (especially when I tried working with ...
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Computer died, harddrive access thru my laptop, my file says i am not the owner [closed]

Many files on this drive from my old computer are accessible however the files i want are in a folder that when i try to open it says I am not the owner. Will it be possible to access this folder? I ...
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Trying to change default OS but permissions won't allow changes to /etc/default/grub

I recently performed a reinstall of Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my hard drive. All of my files were salvaged, but I'm having some issues that I didn't have before with my root directory. I'm trying to change ...
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Employee left blank password on Ubuntu 15 graphic install [closed]

My boss wants a blank password on the desktop running the Ubuntu 15.04. The system logs me into the account directly but whenever I try to sudo command anything and it asks for the password, leaving ...
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software center “install” buttons greyed out

Running ubuntu 14.10 with software center 13.10 on my laptop. All the install buttons are greyed out. When I try to install stuff with apt-get I get the following error measage; ...
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deluge-webui permission denied for download on external hard drive directory

I followed this tutorial to set up deluge deamon and deluge-web-ui on my home ubuntu server 15.04. on my machine I have 2 hard drives: an SSD drive for the OS and a 2To hard drive for my personal ...
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How to deal with mixed permissions while using rsync?

I have a directory which I wish to duplicate on a remote server using rsync. Incidentally, these files are put in the synced directory by use of a Samba share, from Windows clients. I've created a ...
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Deleted home folder and now can't log into Unity

I accidentally deleted my /home/user folder recently (using rm -f ... command). I managed to recover the important data, yet i cannot log in to unity any more. Logging in via the terminal Ctrl + Alt ...
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Setting up sudo access for a user

I have edited my permissions file and setup 2 user accounts -premlaks and stack with sudo access. After setting up this, I login to stack user and try to change permissions for few files but still ...
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Samba share only writable when chown for specific user set

I have a samba server running on a Ubuntu 14.04 server I set up a samba share. [Pictures] writeable = yes path = /mnt/data/share/Pictures user = christian test valid users = christian test write ...
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why can't I ssh into my aws ec2 instance? Permission denied (publickey)

I created two ec2 instances, and was able to ssh into the first two fine. After creating the third, I get this error upon trying to ssh into any of them. This is what I'm running: ssh -v -i ...
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Root user cannot write to libreoffice folder in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. For some reason I cannot write to the following folder /usr/lib/libreoffice/share though I am the root user of my system, in order to add a file and customize LibreOffice.
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User rights for non admin users on ext4 data partition

I'm trying to give every user writing permission to the data partition. However when I do so every user can delete each others folder although he has no rights to that folder. What I want is: 1) Every ...
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Granting write permissions to a group to www folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I am setting up a webserver with Ubuntu 14.04. I have created a group called webadmins and added relevant users to this group, I also included www-data user as member of this group. Now I need to ...
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No write access for vsFTPd server despite 777 permissions on files

I followed this (http://askubuntu.com/a/575825) tutorial in order to set up a vsFTPd server on my raspberry pi. Currently I am able to read files no problem but trying to write gives me a 550 ...
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Colored boxes on around the folder name in terminal

I gave local user to read and write permission to a particular folder using command chmod 777 /data/folder/ Now I am seeing a colored box hovering the folder's name which I really bugging ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problem on apache2

I recently Install apache2 on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS and get some error when testing call IP on browser, so I restarting apache 2 status and failed farispc@farispc-X450EA:~$ sudo service apache2 ...
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how to set permission for a windows folder from ubuntu [duplicate]

i'm using dual boot on my laptop UBUTNU 14.04 and WINDOWS 7 i can access to windows partition from ubuntu 14.04 , i want to run a script in a windows folder , but by giving the permission ...
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How do I get Samba to trust a windows domain server

Can anyone show me how I can add a windows Domain (win2k8R2) to Samba Server. I am trying get Samba to trust all the users & workstation of particular windows domain which I believe will solve a ...