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

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Apache server goes to sleep, a few days after install?

I have a LAMP setup which works well, however after setting it up the first time after a few days it started automatically turning off the sever and disconnecting from the WiFi, even logging in would ...
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Storing Torrent Files on Second Hard Drive

I think I know what my problem is, but I'm not sure how to fix it or what to search for and scared that I'm going to something up (me = linux noob) I've got rutorrent/rtorrent running on Ubuntu ...
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Make Install error FBReader - execvp Permission denied make[1]: [do_install] Error 127

Make install error . While i make install in the root mode it says this. make[1]: execvp: ./scripts/install_help.sh: Permission denied make[1]: *** [do_install] Error 127 i changed the path of ...
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How do I install Google Earth Pro on 14.04?

I signed myself up for a license to use Google Earth Pro and downloaded the GoogleEarthLinux.bin file. Tried to install it using sudo sh GoogleEarthLinux.bin from terminal. This resulted in: ...
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Make Install error- Build FBReader in user mode : it says permission denied

here is the error report. I have no privileges being a root. how to build it in a user mode? *install: cannot remove `/usr/share/zlibrary/encodings/Big5': Permission denied install: cannot remove ...
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Can't get permission for all folders synced from storage mount to home/music

After collating my music from various locations and OS's I'd been trying to sync the resulting 400GB+ directory to my home/music folder but kept ending up without ownership or permissions in first ...
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Ubuntu Software Center Problem in 14.04

I previously had 12.04 and it was working fine ever since I upgrade to 14.04 everything has been messing up I can't even download anything from Ubuntu Software Center. It says I don't have permission. ...
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What does the 'jekyll 2.4.0 | Error: Permission denied - /sys/fs/ext4/sda1/trigger_fs_error' mean

I am trying to run a Custom GitHub Pages with Jekyll, but every time when I run bundle exec jekyll serve I get the below error: jekyll 2.4.0 | Error: Permission denied - ...
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Python Pip Permissions

I deleted Python on 14.04, woops! It was 4am and I can't remember why I was doing this. So I re-installed it and all and it works, except for some of that good old virtualenvwrapper. I've searched ...
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Disable desktop settings in xubuntu [on hold]

i wand to ask how i can remove desktop setting in right click, i am using xubuntu. I have disable panel preferense by using kiosk ,but i have stack here. Olso how can i prevent users by updating ...
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Ubuntu behaving strangely with loading http , getting 404 issues after site migration [on hold]

So I have a website built in php and it was working perfectly on one server, I then moved the website to a server I have on Digital Ocean and am running into several errors, they seem to be based ...
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Ladspa plugin folder locked

I have LMMS installed. A audio sequneceq a bit simular to FL Studio. Now i have a problem with my ladspa plugins folder. my ladspa plugin folders location is '/usr/lib/ladspa' i want add some new ...
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unable to delete older kernel image files & folders in Ubuntu 12.04

Prior to posting I have made attempts to find the answers among existing posts, however I was unable to find anything which worked. I am trying to clean up a HD which has only 4GB of free space. On ...
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“Permission denied, please try again.” ERROR when trying to connect to localhost through ssh

I know this problem has been discussed several times in the forum but none of the steps recommended to remedy the problem have worked in my case. In the following I will describe again the problem ...
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Can I run programs on stock Ubuntu?

I've compiled a C++ program using the Sublime Text build system, but on a different computer it says "Permission denied.". Option to execute as a program is marked, I think I set the permissions to ...
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Website, SFTP, SSH in home directory for multiple users

I need a little help with configuring Ubuntu Server 14.04, apache2 and SFTP for multiple separate users. Every user needs to have website in his home directory, for example: /home/user/public_html ...
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Prevent standard users from seeing and running some apps

How to control just some apps to be available on other accounts, Not all of them?
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UID of script “/var/www/html/phpinfo.php” is smaller than min_uid

My Apache works and I get the default page when I access it from a browser. But when I created a PHP test script phpinfo.php and placed it in /var/www/html I get the following error occuring in ...
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I am having trouble fetching much needed updates

I am trying to figure out why my OS Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is having trouble fetching much needed updates? I live in Hawaii and there fore use the Hawaiian Mirror here as my source. I'm searching and ...
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How to install applications through a standard user account with blank password

In standard user account with no password specified, I want to use apt-get which subsequently requires the password of the current account. (I have the administrator password): user@System:~$ sudo ...
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Folder Permissions

I am having trouble serving a folder out using samba. I have already successfully shared a folder but my folder permissions are jacked up: [samba is successfuly shared, flexraid_pool is a folder I ...
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Do something in terminal that involve changing user [closed]

I want do something in terminal that involve changing user like: sudo su do something do something exit do something do something sudo su do something do something exit I've tried to do something ...
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Samba shared folder (bind folder) displayed as file in Windows

Server = Ubuntu 12.04 LTS | Client = Windows 7 Pro SP1 | Samba 3.6.7 I'm using Ubuntu to share files to Win7 PC, and I only want to work with single mapped network drive i.e. G:\ (which in Ubuntu is ...
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Can't quickstart juju

I've installed juju over Ubuntu onto a Digital Ocean droplet, but I can't quickstart it; following the instructions and the comment in the knowledge base didn't helped either. I was thinking to ...
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How to change user of SD card from Root

I just recently got a Chromebook and now have Linux installed on it, and I am trying to get steam games onto my sd card. I initially had the issue in that it would not install anything on a drive with ...
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Weird folder permission behaviour - Some sub folders have full permissions other don't

The problem: I can manually delete some sub folders and others not. They are all inside the same folder. I'm talking about the /var/www/html folder and an application I'm developing inside it. How ...
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Cannot mkdir changed home directiory

So I'm on a chromebook and I'm running 13.10. The only reason I got that version is because it took less time to download and install. It works fine, and hopefully it's not too different from Ubuntu. ...
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How to run .py scripts with double clikcing [duplicate]

I have scripted a screenshot program with python. My problem is i am supposed to run it from ssh via python filename.py or via ./filename.py command. I gave chmod +x permissions but whenever i ...
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SU setgid: PERMISSION DENIED, SUDO: PERM_ROOT 0, -1, 1 PERMISSION DENIED

Hi I have a problem that I cannot solve. I cannot log into root, su, or sudo. Everything works fine via ssh so I tried on ssh via putty: Set root password: sudo passwd Add user to sudo/admin ...
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Delete non-empty folder without permission

In my home directory on my University's server, there are some directories owned by another user. I'd like to get rid of them, but unfortunately it complains about me not having permission. I can ...
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How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
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Change folder permissions so new sub folders inherit those permissions

I'm developing a web application in LAMP. My application will often create new folders inside /var/www/html/myapp/uploads I've changed the uploads permissions with chmod and chown likle 100 times, ...
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Trouble with permissions and Samba on Ubuntu Server

I thought I understood permissions well, but apparently there is something I still don't understand. I have a samba share running on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. The intention is to use this for my ...
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What is the complete command to be type in the command prompt to add the execute permission? [duplicate]

Help! I just need to know the complete command. To add the execute permission. Please.
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Why am I getting “403 Forbidden” error when trying to access my server?

I am trying to figure apache2 (it is my first time), and yesterday I tried to edit the root folder for apache and when I try to access the server through my browser, I now get: Forbidden You don't ...
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Wordpress can't upload files

I have installed LAMP stack and Wordpress on a local apache2 server using the tutorials here- ...
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SMART data no longer available for my external HDD in disks utility

I no longer can check my external HDD status by using SMART data and self-tests. Using disks the option that was available before is just disabled as in the following screenshot: I guess it's ...
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Permission denied while invoking libvirt with -no-kvm-irqchip argument

Trying to start a VM with -no-kvm-irqchip as argument. in the vm.xml, I have specified emulator as "/usr/bin/qemu-kvm-irq" which is passing -no-kvm-irqchip as argument. > ...
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Laravel and apache2: 403 forbidden

I am trying to deploy my Laravel app in apache2 locally, however when trying to browse to http://myapp.localhost.com/ I am getting the following error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Access second hard disk for other user

Ubuntu 14.04.1 Just upgraded my PC from Ubuntu 12 (format & clean install) on a Kingston 60Gb SDD. I have a second hard disc fitted, a 1Tb standard disk that I use for data & backups ...
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Give read/write rights for newly created files inside folder for users in group

I have created a user named ftpuser and a folder for him /home/ftpuser/files I added an existing user 'auser' to 'ftpuser' group sudo usermod -a -G ftpuser auser Last, I gave group ...
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SOLVED samba: create mask & force create mode can't set group write bit

Tried all combinations for create mask and force create mode. Regardless of this, all created files got "rw-r--r--" instead of "rw-rw-???" (I don't care about "others" permissions). smbd version ...
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SSH key stopped working on Ubuntu Azure VPS

I have an Ubuntu instance that I'm running on Azure. I've been using it for the last 6 months or so to level up my novice Linux admin skills. Yesterday I was configuring a Capistrano deployment to ...
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Samba share folder permissions

I am having an issue with Samba and trying to share another folder. I have successfully shared one folder with no issues. I wanted to start another share so I created the directory and copied all ...
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Is it good practice to run applications with sudo?

For example, I am using Spotify for linux. Wouldn't I need to run it in sudo so that it can write its song cache to my file system? Also, if you run a program from the launcher, does it get sudo by ...
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Find out my user's group name without a terminal

I have managed to break my X server, and am trying to attempt the solution offered in this page. I only have one user on the system, but I have no idea what its group name is, which means I can't ...
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Ubuntu apache www-data and php permissions

I got Ubuntu to learn Linux and set up a local server to demo my sites on. I'm having quite a bit of trouble just running a php script that uploads a image to the server though. I'm not sure what ...
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Want to share folders with another user in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created another user in my system so that I could do my work easily and others dont poke me. But my problem is, I want to share a particular folder (Downloads ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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Self extracting installer permission denied during run

I apologize if this is a duplicate of anything. I did do many searches on google, this site and Stack Overflow. I am having a problem running a self extracting installer, even with sudo and proper ...