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

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Why I cannot create a folder inside wherever I want

I am the administrator of my computer. I have created my first account as ilhan. However when I go to /var/www/ it says that the owner is root etc. And I cannot create a user there. What should I do ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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403 Forbidden Error after changing LAMP Apache root/ www directory

I installed and set up all the LAMP services, and got it working from the www folder, thing it though I need it to point to a folder in my Dropbox (on the same partition) I modified the ...
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Will creating a directory inside a system directory with 777 permission cause security vulnerability?

Can creating directories with 777 permission inside system directories cause any security weakness? For example, say I open a directory called Custom inside /usr/share/backgrounds/ and give it 777 ...
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Permissions on a messed up OS X hard drive

I'm trying to help a mate recover some files from a failed hard drive from his Macbook Pro. This drive is only recognized using Ubuntu/Linux. I can go to his user folder open that but when I click on ...
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Ubuntu File Sharing via Samba: cannot add files to share folder: claims permission denied. Any suggestions?

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. Apologies if this has been asked before: I did try to do some research, and between many websites and trying to find it on here, I haven't had much luck. I'm sorry if I ...
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My linux user can't ftp to directory even though it's part of the group that owns it

I'm running apache2 on Ubuntu. I have a group of directories (and the files within) that are owned by the www-data user. The www-data group has write permissions on the directories and files that I'm ...
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I couldn't modify a folder in the computers section?

The name of the file /usr/share/themes I can copy, but couldn't cut or paste. Please provide instruction how I can change the permissions of this folder.
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“Permission denied” when download from script(ruby) file [duplicate]

I want to download a project's dependencies from a script file in tutorial said: run this comment to download ./download-dependencies core my way was like this: $ cd Documents/ImageProccesing/ $ ...
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sudo chown -R $OWNER:$OWNER command error

When I try to create new domain on Ubuntu 12, I used these commands: sudo mkdir -p /var/www/domain.com/public_html sudo chown -R $OWNER:$OWNER /var/www/domain.com/public_html but my mistake when I ...
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403 Forbidden on Apache 2.4

I've read the answer at Apache2: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /dir/ on this server as well as all of the related questions and none of the solutions seem to work. I'm trying to ...
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How do I change permissions of folders on a hard drive from a booted USB drive

I am trying to save my files on my Hard Drive that has a crashed OS. I created a Bootable USB with Ubuntu and successfully booted. I can see my folders, but I can't actually open them because I don't ...
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hard disc lubuntu recovery file permissions? [on hold]

i have an acer 1 netbook that has hard disc failure. I want to recover the files. I had been using ubuntu 12.04 lts. i am now booted with lubuntu 1404 recovery usb stic. the file manager allows ...
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Why can't root access my CIFS mounts?

I have a Windows CIFS share mounted through FSTAB, it mounts successfully. However I can't even DIR the folder without getting a Permission denied. I have tried adding noperm, uid and gid stuff to ...
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Unable to install TexLive on Ubuntu, permission problems

I tried to follow this link to install texlive: https://www.tug.org/texlive/quickinstall.html But what I have, when I enter the command 'i' is the following error: Installing to: ...
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Chmod is not working as expected

When i am about to change my file permission like this $ sudo chmod a+x *.* This error appear chmod: cannot access ‘*.*’: No such file or directory And when i want to change the permission ...
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How to Confirm user group permissions in the current fuse user group

I have created a folder "mtp" in /Media and its /media/mtp. The basic property tells: Type:- Folder(inode/directory) and in Permissions it shows Owner and Group as root. It says you are not the ...
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Apache 2.4.10 giving 403 Forbidden issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I am setting up PHP environment. Now when I have started to add my sites from windows/xampp backup (mentioning so just in case any path related issue) I have created new project (netbeans) and ...
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Redme Note Confuguring with ubuntu 14

I have just got a Redme note and using ubuntu 14.04. I can't transfer the media with my laptop. The phone is a android 4.2 and i want to transfer my media from my laptop to the redme note but its not ...
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How to follow symbolic link with smb share

I have a Virtual machine running Ubuntu server 14.04 and I've set up some smb shares. Everything is working fine except for following symbolic links. The host is a Mac and I can see the symbolic link ...
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can't access to a folder even after chmod 777

I just created a new user, and I want to give access to a folder. I have done: chmod -R 777 ./p and this is the result lisa@linux:/media$ ls -halt drwxr-xr-x 27 root root 4,0K dic 11 ...
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How to allow php5-fpm to execute user files without implicitly changing permissions every time?

I recently switched to Ubuntu. One of the tools I frequently used was XAMPP. When I installed LAMP stack on Ubuntu I noticed a major performance increase and was quite please with it. However, after ...
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Can't able to go to recovery mode after providing folder writing permission [duplicate]

I am having 10.4 Ubuntu version. I have installed XAMPP in my system for working in PHP. I can't able to write a file in htdocs folder. So I have changed the permission to the folder using the below ...
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Number pair prefix to config files

I have noticed some config files having a prefix. E.g. Inside my /etc/php5/cli/conf.d: 05-opcache.ini 10-pdo.ini 20-curl.ini ... Could someone explain this? I am thinking something along the ...
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ubuntu wont boot after install

ive just installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba satellite c50 b and the boot64.efi was missing in the efi boot folder . I loaded Linux live and tried to copy and paste it onto my hard disk but Im not given ...
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E: Could not open lock file /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open (13: Permission denied) [duplicate]

Tried everything, eventually tried Sudo Nautilus to change permissions, but got this message (nautilus:4587): Gtk-WARNING **: Failed to register client: ...
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403 forbidden folder access denied

I have read all the posts about apache2 access denied but nothing worked. At first I am unable to change the ServerName. And then I have pasted a folder named projectxm inside /var/www/html/ and when ...
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Create files in folders created by other users

I would really appreciate any help you guys can give me with the problem im having. First of all, im pretty comfortable with command line but by no means an linux expert so I would appreciate some ...
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munin send mail about permission denied to munin-update.log

I have install munin, but CRON send me mail about an error: Can't open /var/log/munin/munin-update.log (Permission denied) at /usr/share/perl5/Log/Log4perl/Appender/File.pm line 103. but the ...
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How to share wineprefix?

I want to share a wineprefix between two users on my computer, so that both of them could run Windows programs installed in there. To do so, i moved wineprefix in /usr/share, created a common group ...
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403 Forbidden message with Apache www directory inside of home

On my Ubuntu server, I've changed my /var/www directory to a subfolder inside of my home directory, and I'm now getting 403 "Forbidden" errors in my browser. I've read through a lot of similar ...
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Cannot access portable disk from (s)chroot jail

I want to access the files in my portable hard disk, so I bind-mount the /media directory to the schroot jail by adding a line /media /media none rw,bind 0 0 to ...
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Permissions of a new User changed mine

I have a pc which is running Linux Ubuntu 14.04 and few weeks ago a colleague of mine added him to the pc and since then I can do sudo something but I can't perform certain actions like: installing ...
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Apache 2 virtual host pointing to index.html

I tried to create a virtual host whitecrm.local by the following procedure: First I created host using sudo vim /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1 whitecrm.local Created a file ...
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how to authenticate any command outside terminal

I tried to run a php script to monitor my http access ... <?php $handle = popen("tail -f /var/log/apache2/access.log 2>&1", "r"); while(!feof($handle)) { $buffer = fgets($handle); ...
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Site creation script - missing chmod permissions

We have recently taken ownership of a Linux server, on the server is a site creation script which works but seems to be missing the necessary chmod folder permissions (755?). I think we need to add a ...
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Problem when trying to start OS in virtualbox

Any OS I try to start in VirtualBox shows the following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine 71. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE) and it shows in "Details": ...
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Could not complete Activation Matlab

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on 64-bits. I am tryint to install Matlab R2014b. I followed these steps, based on this tutorial: Mounted the .iso file cd /media/username/MATHWORKS_R2014B sudo ./install ...
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How to get access from nginx on host OS to files inside lxc-container?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and lxc-container inside it. Both of host OS and container have nginx 1.4.6 installed. Container has ip-address 10.0.3.100 and located in ...
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Boot for USB to fix file permissions

I will start from the beginning. I was a noob and ran a really bad command in Ubuntu and now I can't do anything with sudo. I ran: sudo chmod 644 / I was instructed to boot from a liveCD or ...
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Administrator User Issues with Postgresql 9.3, Can't Uninstall

I've read every other related question available here. None of them are having the same problem or provide solutions. I need to uninstall Postgres. When I go to the var/lib directory to edit the ...
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How to share forder between several users?

I want to share a folder between several users of my computer. How do i do that? For example, i have a folder /home/user1/project, and i want to put it into /usr/share/devel (devel is new), and make ...
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Correct permissions or undo a command [duplicate]

I will start this question with I'm a noob and I broke linux. Probably shouldn't have ran the command I did but now I cannot use sudo for anything not sure how to undo fix what I did. The command I ...
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chown not working on remote filesystem, other commands (e.g., chmod) do work

I am trying to change the ownership of a file on a remote filesystem, but chown responds with chown: changing ownership of ‘foo’: No such file or directory However, as you can see, foo is there and ...
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ACL - only grant access to reading, *not* to execution

I have a directory called /test it there are two files: info.txt script.sh I want to grant read-only access to user john and did the following: setfacl -m u:john: r test/ With the above command ...
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View source code without permissions

Well, I want to read a source code that I didn't create with permissions rwx------. Is there any way to do it? I don't have permission, of course. Sorry that I didn't mention it but I don't have ...
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Samba4/Bind9 “Failed to connect to /usr/local/samba/private/dns/sam.ldb”

(Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 LTS) Bind 9.8 (working as local authority,) latest Samba4 from GIT. Trying to get Samba integrated with Bind The first error message thrown in /var/log/syslog is mailhost ...
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Can't copy files on external 1 tb toshiba drive [duplicate]

I cannot copy or create folders on an external drive. It says I'm not root. Please tell me which files do I have to post here, thanks a lot!
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where does Ubuntu save user permission of a file?

i don't know the reason why but Linux user permissions is not working on NTFS file system... anyway, if a file was copied from windows to Ubuntu, Ubuntu has to give them an ownership and a user ...
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Changed passwd & group files - strange error at terminal and permissions error

I have a dual-boot mac running OS X and Ubuntu 14.04. I have been trying to get access to OS X's user files from within Ubuntu and followed this tutorial which involves editing the /etc/group and ...