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

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Restore read-only file from Deja-Dup

I have a backup of my web server files (user=www-data) created by my main Ubuntu user (not root) that has read access to the web server file system. I am unable to restore files via the Nautilus ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I know that some users may say that this is a duplication but seriously I have combed the answers and those on the internet for over half a day and I am so frustrated i am going to explode. Now that ...
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Application require Administrator Authentication

I have installed wine simulator in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And I have 2 users on my machine Administrator User (Administrator Account) Net User (Standard Account) Now both user able to install ...
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Ubuntu is not booting up

I have installed a apps from ubuntu software center namely "mount manager" to mount few of my ntfs drive automatically when I login. After installation and configuration I have restarted ubuntu to ...
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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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Udev - How to change device group?

By default, all hard drive and usb drive devices belong to group "disk". I want to change usb drives to group "adm". I verified the ID_BUS $ udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdb | grep ID_BUS E: ...
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Although permissions are correct, getting “permission denied”

When login in I get /etc/bash_completion.d/gzip: permission denied /etc/bash_completion.d/resolvconf: permission denied I login and sudo to root. Then I see similar errors when I try to run ...
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Can you bypass filesystem permissions?

I was using Fedora 18 until this morning when I accidently wiped some system files while make a live USB, I cannot load Fedora or get into the system. Now I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a live USB. I ...
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Cannot ssh after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded through ssh a system from 10.04 to 12.04. After the necessary restart I cannot ssh to the system (permission denied). Nothing went wrong during the upgrade process and I don't have physical ...
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Postfix - “skipped, still being delivered” (+Permission denied)

I have an issue that's driving me crazy. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on DigitalOcean, I followed this tutorial to set up Postfix, Dovecot, ViMbAdmin and RoundCube: ...
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Control sound permissions, revoke access to audio

I would like to control permissions to use sound card. There are devices "/dev/snd/*", the owner is "root", group is "audio", permissions "660". So, I would expect only users in "audio" group could ...
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Permissions not changing in Terminal [closed]

I have a web server and I'm trying to change the permissions to my var/www/home folder so that it'll show on the Internet. I have created the folder home into the folder var/www/ When I do ls -l ...
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Wubi-installed ubuntu won't allow me to execute executable files

I'm trying to run executable files on Ubuntu, but it's not working, although the exact same executable file works fine on others' machines, which are also running Ubuntu 12.04 like me. Based on this, ...
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Why crontab doesn't want to execute the job as root?

I'am using the Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) version and i get a problem with my crontab (it was working before 13.10) Here is the command line /usr/lib/cgi-bin/awstats.pl -config=www.skrik.fr -update ...
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Getting permission denied error

I have written one bash script and it is run on the background, inside this script I have use the following command: sshpass -p prakash123 ssh -t -p $1 prakash@localhost './update_script.sh > ...
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Proper permissions on web directory

I have a problem with trying to give the permissions on the web directory. I've changed the group owner of /var/www to www-data and I've added the user amitger1 (ftp user who uploads the files to the ...
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Restrict Samba share permission in subfolder

I am new here and I just setup my first Ubuntu samba server and testing it now... Now I have a question about Samba to ask: We have a situation like this: A share projects for everybody full access ...
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error (13: Permission denied) in nginx 1.4.1

I am facing this issue on my nginx setup on ubuntu 13.10 I got these weird error on the log of my local domain 2014/04/06 21:29:37 [crit] 18065#0: *3 stat() "/media/user/Backup/Sites/sp/" failed ...
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Restoring rights for /var

I accidentally ran "sudo chown www-data /var -R". Right after I ran "sudo chown root /var -R" to restore the rights. I can however no longer login now. I'm still getting the full disk encryption ...
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Mouse turns off after a few seconds (Ubuntu 13.10, Windows 8.1)

I tried lsusb and I can see my mouse in the list. I tried for foo in /sys/bus/usb/devices/*/power/level; > do echo on > $foo; > done But I got this reply bash: ...
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What does 'chmod +x <filename>' and how do I use it?

I want to write a 'batch file', but I don't know how to use chmod +x <filename> command, nor where to use it.
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Change permissions of a folder in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I created a shared folder in Ubuntu which is located in Virtualbox. When I open that folder I am getting this error line: You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of ...
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Projects in /var/www folder are not accessible? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and come from Ubuntu 13.04. First check locahost, It's work fine. PhpMyAdmin is also work fine. I look some related problem here. But some similarities with this answer and ...
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Create Jailed Users Using Programing Language

I want to create limited users in my system able to use only few commands. I read this question and jailkit is awesome and do what I want, except one thing creating the users dynamically (via ...
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Home folder not writeable

I have two users, and one of them can't write to his home directory (but the desktop directory?!) and Thunar displays a lock on the home folder. However, if I run ls -l in /home, I get drwxr-xr-x 28 ...
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how to change the permission of folder and all of its contents to drwxr-x---? [duplicate]

Hi i want to make the permission of all the files and folder comtained in a folder to drwxr-x---, so that the it can have excecutable permission also. The reason is that i unzipped ADT into an ntfs ...
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Prestashop “Recursive write permissions” error

Trying to install prestashop locally (LAMP), the following error list prevents installation from moving forward. Permissions on files and folders Recursive write permissions for www-data user on ...
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Update manager and apt-get are not able to finish updates due to “permission denied” errors in post install scripts

On my desktop Ubuntu 10.04 today some packages (ca-certificates, postgres, samba, ...) were updated automatically by the update-manager and something went wrong. The update finished with error ...
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How to configure tftpd-hpa to allow upload of new files?

I have a 52 u rack w/ multiple cisco switches and routers. I also have an ubuntu server w/ kvm installed. I created a vm w/ ubuntu 12.04 installed for use as a tftp server to transport images between ...
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How can I reinstall Ubuntu 13.10 over a full-disc encryption?

I have a full-disc encryption, but I need to decrypt my computer for several reasons. After looking around this site, I've found that it would be simplest to just reinstall Ubuntu, but I'm not sure ...
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Can browse Samba server but can't write to it

So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and ...
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Files tranfered from ubuntu to an external NTFS hdd are UNREADABLE in Windows. Why?

Transfered files from Ubuntu-ext4 to NTFS HDD are UNREADABLE in Windows. I have transfered files from ext4 Ubuntu hdd[my notebook] to an external NTFS HDD used in windows[a workstation]. Before i ...
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Create a shared folder for group of users

I have created a group of users in my Ubuntu server system, so that each one of them can log in through an ssh connection with his username and password. Each user is "locked" in their home directory, ...
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Unable to change permissions on a mounted fs (from NAS)

Here is the problem : I mount a NAS directory via smb in /mnt using the following command : mount -t smbfs -o username=username,password=password //win-box/share /mnt/name-of-mountpoint Where : ...
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Lost the ability to tether my iPhone to my laptop [duplicate]

I recently upgraded the operating system on my iPhone 4s. When I did I lost the ability to tether my phone to my laptop. My laptop is an old Lenovo t61 that I keep in my car. It's a really rouged ...
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Unable to create lock file when starting mongod via upstart

I'm trying to set up my mongodb upstart script to work as an arbiter, but I'm having permission problems when trying to create the lock file in the data directory: Tue Apr 1 17:11:01 [initandlisten] ...
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OEM Server www directory permissions

I am building a simple LAMP that records factory automation data and serves that info locally to tablets and PC's via wifi. I have it set to boot-up automatically when power is applied and log-in ...
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Read only filesystem problem

I created a folder and I did: chmod 777 anotherFolder/ I ran: sudo mount -o loop folder/isoImage.iso anotherFolder/ The permissions of anotherFolder/ changed to "Read Only" and I can not chmod ...
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New user only RWX one directory

So, I read this: Is it possible to create users that can only use one directory? I would like to make it where my newly created user "kevin" (to keep in theme with the referenced post) cannot RWX in ...
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“sudo mv /fromdir /todir” - not recognizing the fromdir location

I'm trying to get a small folder (/test) with a couple small text files to a folder that I don't have write permissions for. I'm the sole user on this account and I don't know why I wouldn't have ...
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How to change the destiny owner on a bind mounting point

sudo mount -o user=www-data,group=www-data --bind /home/chachan/workspace/ /var/www sudo mount -o owner=www-data,group=www-data --bind /home/chachan/workspace/ /var/www chachan@magento:~$ sshfs ...
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Starting X as a normal user

I am only able to launch startx as the root user, but I would like to run it as a normal user instead, because apparently xrdp won't let me open a remote session when X is running as root. Every time ...
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Deluge permission denied mounted drive

I've got deluge running on a VM with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I've set up NFS so the share /allspark/downloads is mounted under /media/vm-seedbox. I've set permissions to /media/vm-seedbox to be ...
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couldn't open output file: Read-only file system

I just installed Ubuntu. My problem is I am attempting to write a log file to home. I am using logcat from a python module called adb. When I attempt the terminal command adb logcat -f <path> I ...
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How can I list files that the current user can access?

For security auditing purposes I would like to go through my systems' users and make sure they don't have filesystem access to more than I'd prefer they did. I'd like something that outputs in the ls ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) when connecting to computers with LAN

I have two computers in my local network behind my belkin router in my home. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use secure copy to transfer a file from one computer to the other. Unfortunately, ...
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chmod directories and files in one command?

I have a directory "project" that contains a set of subdirectories and files. I want to give 777 permission to the directories and files from my 666 in the same directory with chmod command in my ...
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Permissions of an automount ntfs partition

Hi there I have an ntfs partition which is mounted automatically on ubuntu's startup. In qBittorrent I have the default download folder is that ntfs partition, but after I mount the partition ...
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Xubuntu: Apply permissions to enclosed files

I have to do a homework about Xubuntu and I'll talk about permissions at some point. My question: Why there is no "Apply permissions to enclosed files" field in Permissions ? I have to mention that ...
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Trouble using “apt-get update” [duplicate]

I am trying to use the command "apt-get update", but it gives me this error. It's not the only command that gives errors like these. apt-get update E: Could not open lock file ...