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

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Upstart for docker and setuid permissions

OK, this has kept me busy for a day at least, since last night. I am trying to do something very simple: run a bash script which creates a few folders and runs a docker container - but using upstart. ...
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Deny a user the right to use udisksctl

I'm using a system based on Ubuntu 14.04 There are multiple partitions on /dev/sda. /dev/sda1 is where the system resides, /dev/sda2, ..., /dev/sdaX are NTFS partitions. There are two users admin and ...
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14.04 kate editor does not show any plugins

I got a strange problem with kate editor. For some reason, whenever I runs kate in normal mode (I mean without sudo) then all kate plugins disappears. I could not see any ...
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Problem with installation of LaTeXDraw!

I was using LaTexDraw 2, which I had got it form Ubuntu Software Center. As the functions were limited and I couldn't use math to label out, I searched and found this new 3.1 version. After ...
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How to control the permissions of a mounted usb drive?

I have multiple USB drives, used for different purposes, and I've noticed they have different permissions when mounted, and, moreover, a chmod command has no effect. Why is this and is there a ...
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Ubuntu perrmission problem after reboot [on hold]

I reboot my laptop recently and after this reboot. I have a problem with a some things like: solaar not working (after I logged-in I'm getting a pop-up saying it's not have permissions to open ...
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Steam requires execute permissions

I've got Steam installed on my Ubuntu 14.04. system, and it has worked so far. But now, when I start Steam, my installed games appear to be not installed, and when I click on 'Install', it says that I ...
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How do I override ACL permissions for single files or directories?

To share data (audio, video, pictures, documents) between all users on my desktop I created an ACL for a dedicated shared partition on my hard drive according to this answer which I mount at boot via ...
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I accidently ran 'sudo chmod -R 775 /' and it completely broke my OS/Shell [duplicate]

So I accidentally did sudo chmod -R 775 / when I meant to do sudo chmod -R 775 ./. I quickly realized and hit Ctrl^C, but not in time to save everything. I realize this is a really stupid mistake and ...
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fopen with a+ fails due to permissions

In php, I am calling fopen(filename, 'a+') in a directory that belongs to www-data and has permissions 777. The resulting permissions of the file created by fopen are 644, and so I get FALSE for the ...
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Sublime Text: Saving keybindings won't work

I'm trying to save keybindings. Error-message: Unable to save ~/.config/sublime-text-3/Packages/User/Default (Linux).sublime-keymap Error: No permission If I run: ls -l ...
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Unable to access the root directory

I have started using Openfoam recently. I successfully installed Ubuntu Deb Pack version 2.4.0 but when installing the repository release version 2.4.x, i am unable to access root directory even after ...
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How can I give koala access to /var/www/html?

I'm trying to use Koala (http://koala-app.com/) to compile sass in /var/www/html. When I try to add my style.scss file all of the files are greyed out. I've added my account to www-data. When I run it ...
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Change default permission 664 for downloaded files

I have noticed that all downloaded files, either via Firefox or wget get permission of 664 (rw-rw-r--). This makes me run additional step via chmod when I want to use these files via another tool, ...
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Unable to access files in “camera” folder on 64GB SD card

I think I'm in a pretty unique predicament. The pictures on my SD card in the "camera" folder cannot be read. While all other pictures and music, that are not in the "camera" folder, are completely ...
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How to install Steam games to an external hard drive?

I have been trying for several days now to install Steam games to my 500gb external hard drive. I used this tutorial (taking ownership, fstab, etc) and annoyingly, it didn't work. I got this message ...
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Add a samba user that can access samba shares mounted under my user account?

I've set up two users on my home server (14.04 - Desktop) and on samba. I stay logged in to my (main) account and the drives being served throughout the house are mounted at ...
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Issue at installing IPython via pip

I had an error while trying to install IPython. Here is the log: alumno@Usuario:/usr/bin$ pip install ipython[all] Downloading/unpacking ipython[all] Exception: Traceback (most recent call last): ...
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// , How can I prevent Prey 1.4.0 and 1.3.9 installation happenning over and over as it tries chown?

// , I keep seeing attempts to chown files for prey 1.4.0 and prey 1.3.9 near the end of the output for any dpkg installation command. For instance I get the following spew in response to sudo ...
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Can't delete a folder even with sudo su

I used the Ubuntu customization tool and the terminal stopped so I decided "Oh well, I'll just close it!". Now the 2 folders it made 'remaster-iso' and 'remaster-root' both have a lock sign on the ...
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How to change owenship of a directory from root to all uses in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am a Ubuntu newbie and want to change permissions of a directory to a user, say x. I searched many things chmod 777 <dir>/ did not work. I referred to Change folder permissions and ownership ...
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ulimit view resource usage for user / group

when you go: ulimit -a you get the limits: core file size (blocks, -c) 0 data seg size (kbytes, -d) unlimited scheduling priority (-e) 0 file size ...
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Is it bad practice to use gksu when writing code in development?

I am writing a C++ application that needs to access the serial port and use the mount command, both needing root to be performed. In the end the application will be run as root on a device, but I am ...
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How resolve 'Not found url' & 'permission denied' error on Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Apache, MySQL, PHP, and phpMyAdmin on aws-EC2 Ubuntu 14.04. I've configured everything correctly. I also successfully installed a web script and my site is online. I access ...
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How do I password-protect a Samba-shared folder that uses “force user”?

After trying various things, I've found that this has allowed me to share an external HDD from Ubuntu to my Windows computers. Is there any way that I can add some sort of password protection to ...
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Running Java as another user

I have a directory called Minecraft for Minecraft servers. I've set it's owner and group with chown to minecraft:minecraft. This user and group exists. /etc/passwd contains ...
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permission denied for mysql when compiling in CDT eclipse [on hold]

I have a remote machine which I connected it by echoVNC and I access by vnc user & password. I installed eclipse CDT and I also installed mysql under the vnc user. I wrote a small program which ...
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Permission denied for “dd” of Android phone's file system connected over mtpfs in Ubunutu 14.0.4

I have connected my rooted Mi3 android phone to Ubuntu 14.0.4 using jmtpfs. I am using ~/Desktop/phone as my mount point. I am able to browse the Android device using Nautilus. Now I want to recover ...
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Give write-access to subfolder on samba share

I have a read-only share on my samba server, is it possible for me to make subdirectories on this share and make them writable for others/specific users? Example: \\server\share Only root write ...
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Can't write on HDD with ubuntu but I can write with mac osx

I'm very new in ubuntu. I was a former windows user, changed to mac and now changing to Ubuntu. I have severel disks created with windows or mac. But i can not write on these disks with my ubuntu ...
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Unable to copy downloaded java from oracle web site to local?

I have downloaded java 1.8.0 to copy from downloads to /usr/local. And it does not get copied. What is the reason? as I m following this. And i am stuck at when it said "next, i copied this to local ...
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PHP returning blank pages

So everything was working fine after I changed some permissions of a folder inside /var/www/html. It was just a random project. IIRC I just did chmod u+x, that's it. This created the whole mess, I ...
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“permission denied” when converting ubuntu.iso to ubuntu.img

I'm trying to make my macbook a dual boot with ubuntu with a USB drive, but when I go to terminal and put in the command to convert the file from iso to img it just says permission denied, and so I ...
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Unable to setGID bit on folder

I want that all files and directories inherit the permissions of the tvshow folder. I am trying to set the GID bit, but I have no idea why it's not working. I am using this source for my commands. ...
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oned failed to start /usr/bin/one: line 117: 2148 Terminated [closed]

oned failed to start /usr/bin/one: line 117: 2148 Terminated $ONE_SCHEDULER
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Permission for backup program

I'm new to Ubuntu and i have a problem and can't find an answer for it, so: I'm using Windows + Ubuntu and i'm using a ext4 partition for storing my backup, BUT every time when i need to do some ...
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Error installing Django

I have try to run this command and get a error easy_install Django (django-mike)zapbuild@jaskaran:~/Documents/python/django-mike$ easy_install Django error: can't create or remove files in install ...
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Permissions, owner, group inheritance?

I don't understand restrictions in terms of directories nesting. For example, /var/www/folder/index.html directories. What permissions, owner, group should every directory and file have? Is there ...
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Why am I getting permission denied (error 3) in WinSCP when I'm the only user and it's my home server?

I just setup a Linux home server using this guide http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/ and I am now trying to write to my /var/www/html folder because I want to make a website. I forwarded port 80 and ...
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Why does the file owner appear as ‘user # 1004’?

When I view properties of a file, the file owner appears as ‘user # 1004’. Why doesn’t it show the user name? I tried asking at #ubuntu but nobody answered.
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“403 Forbidden” error Apache Ubuntu

I've just started experimenting with Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. I have three folders named www_wordpress, www_joomla, www_drupal, each of which containing the necessary files in a subfolder. The ...
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is owned by uid 1000, should be 0 [closed]

I set up a Ubuntu 12 VM in 2013. All this time i have been having a problem that i for example cant clone from github without using SUDO in the terminal. There is only one User on this machine ...
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Eclipse keeps crashing after launching AVD

When I start eclipse, everything is fine, but when I start AVD, eclipse crashes. Further Details: my first step was typing sudo -i in terminal.(if I don't type this, I can't cd to the location of ...
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Permission denied when running sh file

I am trying to use an sh file to easily start a screen with my minecraft server console. I named this file mc.sh. I have another sh file in the same directory as mc.sh that runs fine. Here is what is ...
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Give user permissions for root folder [duplicate]

hi so I have installed xampp on my Ubuntu laptop and I want to give the user "John" full permissions on the folders /opt/* How can I do this? Right now you need to be root
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// , Why does my .ecryptfs folder disappear?

// , sudo ecryptfs-recover-private and rsync -aP both recognize the presence of my /home/.ecryptfs/nathanusername/.Private directory, and operate on that directory. rsync recognizes it as shown in ...
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Making /media/mightyalex200/Data ( NTFS HDD) a RWX

I need to make /media/mightyalex200/Data accessible for me (or everybody) as RWX. The only problem is that the Data HDD is a NTFS drive and I have no idea how to use ntfs-3g. I'm also new to Ubuntu ...
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NTFS drive Permissions on new files/folders with Plex

So as the only user that uses this computer if I add a new folder or file into my external hard drive, the same drive I use for my Plex Media Server, from another computer, device, etc. Does that or ...
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Giving access to /dev/mem to an application running as a normal user

I have an application that needs to access /dev/mem. It works fine if I run it as sudo/root/suid. Problem is I cannot run it neither as sudo, nor suid, because other (possibly harder to workaround) ...
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Samba group access permissions

I have a file/media server running Samba, Plex and Transmission. However I am having a little trouble with the access permissions of my media folder. This folder needs to grant access to the 'david', ...