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

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Permission not changing

Why I can't change permission of any files which are located on other partitions like sda2,sda3,sda4 and so on.. When I change it from properties it's immediately change again to it's previous ...
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Apache2 Conection Reset Wordpress

i have upgraded my vHost to ubuntu 14.10 with an reinstallation. I installed lamp but now nothing works like in ubuntu 12. I installed WordPress in /var/www/html/ after i have done chown -R www-data ...
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permissions question

I'm new to ubuntu and setting permissions. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 A folder has ownership by www-data user. drwxrwxr-x 60 www-data www-data 12288 Nov 17 10:37 forms I created a new user and put them ...
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chmod only certain mime-types

I'm using file --mime-type * to find the mime-types of all files in a selected directory. Many of these files should not be executable and are .conf or their type is text/plain. Is there a ...
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Very Novice - Can not login after upgraded from 12.10 to 14.04.1

So I opened the cmd prompt and have gotten as far as login to the computer's Directory, but it won't let me on to the desktop. Every time I try my password there it says it fails and to try it again. ...
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Can I make Apache more secure by removing read access from the others group?

It says in the Apache documentation security tips to set your server root directory and sub-directories to be owned by root, with a group of root and to not be writeable by non-root users. However it ...
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No such file or directory, ubuntu 14.04.1

it's my first time i'm using ubuntu and i've got some problem that frustrating me. i'm running ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. my problem is when i try to access desktop or any folder at my home directory, it ...
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SSH No supported authentication methods available

I have about 10 servers, on 3 of them I cannot use my SSH key, but on the other 7 I am able to use them. I get an error message: Disconnected: No supported authentication methods available (server ...
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HELP I changed permissions nothing works and I got locket out [duplicate]

I ran this command sudo chown -hR root /. and now flash is disabled, chrome does not work, nothing works, I cannot even access folder directories outside of the terminal. I then logged out and tried ...
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How to get indirect access on a file through script in linux

I have one file text1, on this only one user(user1) has read,write,execute permissions, rest of the world(user2) has read and execute permissions. I thought of having one script which changes the ...
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How to create link that can be followed in SFTP?

SFTP jails the user into his home dir. Let's say I have two users. What if I'd like to share files and folders between them both?! Is there a way? Is it possible through links? I tried out with ...
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Can't create directory in etc for hadoop?

I am following hadoop installation tutorial. It says that Unpack the downloaded Hadoop distribution. In the distribution, edit the file etc/hadoop/hadoop-env.sh to define some parameters as ...
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external hard drive permission error

I have an HP notebook with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Toshiba 1TB external hard drive. My laptop powered off unintentionally, and when I turned it back on I was no longer the "owner" of my external hard ...
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User folder accidently relocated, don't have permissions to move it back

Thanks to a rashly typed mv command and my inexperience in installing LaTeX packages, I managed to move my user folder--let's call it /home/bob for the purposed of not revealing my name--somewhere ...
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How to retain back to the last permission of file or directory

I have accidentally changed the permission of a file now I want that file to back to the last permission state but how to do this? Is there any procedure or tool or any command line script which keep ...
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Moving documents folder to a Windows Network Share

Well I've recently switched to Linux :) I'm enjoying it so far! Back in my old Windows set-up, I used to have all my documents saved on a network computer in a folder that corresponded to the ...
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How do I become root on Ubuntu if I need to resize the partition table? [duplicate]

The issue is that I want a application to resize my partition table. It is easy. The application requires admin. privileges to do it's operations but Ubuntu somehow is not giving it permission. It ...
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permission of harddisk changed

I was using a external hard disk without any problem.One day when i plugged,i will not be able saw the contents of the external hard disk, its mounted properly. When I check the properties, file ...
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How to import OpenVPN key?

I was following this tutorial here, and I have done everything except the last step at 7:05 of the video, because my "Import" button was disabled, it was not clickable. I dont know if this is ...
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How to get group write permission with Samba 4?

I have a Samba share server running Ubuntu. After upgrading to 14.04, I had Samba upgraded from 3 to 4. Since then, I can't get group write permission on my newly created directory or files. What was ...
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change file permissions in ubuntu through command line

How will I change a file permission so that it can be read?This is my file: koha-conf.xml -rw-r-----
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Unable to install wordpress theme in Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop

I have my wordpress installed and started fine at this http://localhost/wordpress $cd /var $ls -l ... drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 नवम्बर 13 23:33 www $ls -l www drwxr-xr-x 5 user1 user1 4096 ...
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Forget Authentication/System Password [duplicate]

How to change the authentication (i forget the current password) password?
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Setting permissions for SBackup destination folder

I make daily backups of a folder using SBackup and everything works great, except it sets the permissions for the backup folder to 700. This makes it so nobody on my network can access the backup ...
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Writer error when using tar to make a backup to a Windows network share

Hello, I'm a newbie to linux. I created a share in a windows machine named: //rui-pc/caixamagica Also a mounting point: /mnt/caixamagica and I want to backup my "/" (root) to that network drive.. ...
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Can I change permissions from the original user to one added later

I am pretty new to Ubuntu (in case that fact is not immediately obvious). I setup a machine with Ubuntu 14.04 for some people in our church. In setup, I used their user name to configure the ...
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rpc rights grant SeDiskOperatorPrivilege fails

I have followed the https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_a_Samba_AD_Member_Server#Starting_the_daemons and https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_and_configure_file_shares_with_Windows_ACLs ...
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virtualbox - Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE)

After I create a new Virtual Machine, when I start it, it shows following error: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Milad. Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_WORLD_WRITABLE). Result ...
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Change remote windows file permissions on Windows Share using SAMBA

I am using XUbuntu 13.10 as a workstation in a mainly Windows enrivonment. I have several shares accessible via SAMBA which I can read and write to as per normal using either Windows or XUbuntu (using ...
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Running Ubuntu 14.04 lts only folders I can access is in the home folder and all others I am denied access. how can I fix this?

I am completely new to a Linux operating system and was trying to setup Owncloud to use as a file server. I need to copy the owncloud folder into /var/www/ as an example but every folder on my system ...
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Accidentally overwrote permissions on /var/lib recursively

By accident I changed permissions for /var/lib for 777 recursively. Now I get "Internal errors" and hope to be able to reboot the system. Is it reversible or just like the / case, the only way is ...
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Sharing folder with VM through libvirt, 9p, permission denied

An Ubuntu Server 14.04 Host hosts an Ubuntu Server 14.04 guest via libvirt/qemu-kvm. The system runs fine, but - as guest - I have issues writing to a shared folder (<filesystem>) that drive me ...
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Settings LDAP Users Roles/Permissions at Application Level

I configured LDAP server on my Linux machine and create users/group accordingly as required. I have different groups like: admin/managers/executive/developers/users/clients. Now I have around 10 ...
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Setting correct permissions

First of all let me say that i am almost new to Linux so please be patient :) I have an Ubuntu 14.0.4 running on my Systems. What i am trying to do is: On my system there are sabnzbd and plex ...
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Changing ownership of new volume

I have installed a second hard drive on my Ubuntu 14.04. I made the mistake of naming the owner as "Me". How can I change the ownership to my log on ID?
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I have not permissions to copy to external hard drives

Now I am using Ubuntu 14.04.I want to copy my documents and my datas to external hard drive.But I cannot copy because of permission.My hard drive is formated in ext2.How do I get permissions for my ...
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bash ./eclipse permission denied

I just downloaded the adt bundle.As per the instructions on the android site , it just says that double click on the eclipse icon and the IDE should start right away. But when I do so it searches for ...
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How to Manage User Permission Using PHPLDAPADMIN

I have setup LDAP and phpldapadmin from this tutorial. From this i have successfully configure ldap admin, users, groups and all features. But it do not have any user permission feature with it. My ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 asks permissions for everything

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10, since I had a 14.04 that I had upgraded a few times. After the install, the OS asks root permissions for a lot of stuff I was able to do without issues ...
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Problem Installing Hadoop [closed]

$ sudo sbin/start-dfs.sh 14/11/09 23:40:52 WARN util.NativeCodeLoader: Unable to load native-hadoop library for your platform... using builtin-java classes where applicable Starting namenodes on ...
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Change chrooted sftp user default directory

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS running openssh. I have set up sftp chroot for several users by editing sshd_config like below: add: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp_users ...
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Permission denied error while installing a software [closed]

I'm trying to install a software called OOF2 on ubuntu 14.04. The prerequisites were installed perfectly according to the instructions given here. Following which I had to execute two commands python ...
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Unable to switch between network mode while using my ZTE modem

I have created a Mobile Broadband connection through my ZTE modem, I want to switch my modem from 3g to 2g using this option- However, after selecting 2G, network don't change it still stuck at at ...
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No permission to add theme [on hold]

I'm running with ubuntu 14.04.1 and i would want to upload themes to my computer, but i'm unable to because permission things. (themes folder can be only edited by root) So i tried to add this new ...
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chown + chmod 700, still cant paste files in /opt/lampp/htdocs

This seems basic & easy, but man...i got headache here. I followed this question : How to save php file in /opt/lampp/htdocs without going to terminal and type sudo gedit? I want to be able to ...
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New files not inheriting permissions

To start, Everytime I upload a file to my apache web server, the file is not useable by the server due to it's permissions being denied. As a developer this is very frustrating because I do not want ...
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how do i access files i do not have permissions for?

I am upgrading my desktop, and I transferred all my files to two hard drives. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a third drive, booted it up, and mounted the other two volumes. I try to access the files and ...
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Unable to change brightness using after root access

Case-1 Recently I read a question(Brightness is reset to Maximum on every Restart). Then I opened up my terminal and typed out following command- sudo echo 200 > ...
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Samba Permissions not staying for all users on 14.04 Server

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server with Samba so that MAC and PC machines can connect to it via a wired network. I have created a single share: mkdir -p /mnt/TEST-NEW-SERVER chown -R root:users ...
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Samba file sharing permission, how can i custom permision on subfolder diffirent compare to parent folder

i want to creat a samba share folder on Ubuntu with structure like this: /samba/CompanyNameFolder/PublicFolder CompanyNameFolder: only read and list folders, this is the parent folder. ...