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

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How to add directory bookmark when the parent directory is not readable?

In file dialogs and file managers, it's possible to add bookmarks representing directories, used similar to other "places". To add a bookmark for a directory, I have to enter the parent directory and ...
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Any way to force files to inherit owner permissions from parent directory?

Is there any way to force a file, created within a directory, to inherit ownership from the parent directory? I tried the sticky bit, but that doesn't seem to work. Example of what I'm looking for: ...
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Certain commands not working for a user with sudo after adding to `sudoers` file

I cannot seem to allow the user (In this case Ruby) to run sudo rm -rf, sudo rmdir, or sudo mkdir. I have tried it with other commands and it works fine allowing that user to run sudo apt-get update ...
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After Permission & Ownership Changes system starts giving me errors

All problems started when I changed ownership and permission with gksu nautilus from the ETC and SBIN folder after realizing what I have done I followed some online threads I've put back chmod and ...
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Creating a 'public' group for accessing programs throughout the OS

You see, I have xampp, Android SDK installed in /opt/ directory as root. Now, the problem is, this machine is being used by 2 people (my sister and me) and even she uses them both. The problem arises ...
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CIFS client behaving as root on server

I have a CIFS client w/a regular user. I have a SAMBA server where the only user is root. I want the user on the client system to be able to access the files on the remote server as root. So far I ...
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Permission denied for shared drive

Fairly new to Ubuntu; I'm trying to share a drive containing video files on my tower with two laptops, all running 14.04. When I go into the network and try to open the drive, I get the following: ...
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How to move files on Computer freely?

so I'm new to Ubuntu and I get frustrated everytime I need to move/delete/rename files on the computer drive I need to go through the terminal and go 'sudo ... ' .. is there a easier way to do it ...
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Can't change folder permissions using `ispconfig` [on hold]

How can I change the permissions for all my folders . Note: I have root access to my server. P.S. "Opération non permise" = "Operation not permitted" lsb_release --short --codename&&uname ...
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Regarding user permissions

i want to create user with limited user user permissions like USB port allows only printers and browser allows only specific site like that.please provide me solution for this.
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Ubuntu admin user privileges error

When trying to change settings in the network toolbar dropdown, I get this error: Connection activation failed (32) Not authorized to control networking.` When trying to mount a USB drive: Unable ...
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Is it OK to mount a partition to /home/

My office system's HDD capacity was 500 GB, but the usable space was only around 100 GB. When I analysed disk I found that some of the space was used by boot and swap and the rest was used by an empty ...
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Suddenly can't run sudo

I didn't do anything on the computer except Internet for a few days and suddenly when I tried to do: $ sudo apt-get update I got: sudo: effective uid is not 0, is /usr/bin/sudo on a file system ...
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How to create a SFTP (SSH) User with extremely limited permissions

i run a server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want to create a user that is able to connect via sftp, download 1 file and terminate the connection. The user should not be able to do ANYTHING else. Browsing ...
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What does `pbrun -u [username] dap' do?

What does pbrun -u [username] dap do? I tried to search for the dap option, but not sure exactly what this dap stand for and its functionality.
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How do I get write access to my external hard drive?

I have recently formatted an external hard drive for use with Ubuntu 14.04 using GParted. I formatted the drive to Ext4, and everything seemed to work until I tried to copy files to the drive, at ...
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Permission denied (failed to create pid) when starting SphinxSearch

When I try to start the SphinxSearch service like this /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start or this sudo /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start I get the following error Starting sphinxsearch: Sphinx ...
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Permissions when installing brackets.io

I recently installed the brackets editor and was wondering what the best approach to handling the file permissions is. I tend to edit php/html files that are located in my /var/www/html and I'm ...
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MATLAB R2014a permission denied problem

i have installed matlab r2014a on my pc, it was all ok during installation, but at the end when i try to lunch the programm without sudo permission i have this error message: ...
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Execute scripts and Java programs from apache/PHP

I'm trying to allow apache and PHP to execute a script I have written that is located in /usr/local/lib the script in question is called "pathy" has been added to the path in my .profile, and I can ...
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“Find” Permission Denied

I am a new user of Ubuntu and I was trying to find my xorg.conf. I used find / -name xorg.conf but it says "permission denied" like in this image. What can I do to get the permission? ...
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Why do I not have permission to access my usb device, wihch is in /dev/ttyUSB0, even though I am in dialout?

Ubuntu 14.04 problem: It seems I do not have permission to access ttyUSB0, though I am already in the dialout group.(and logged out and back in) Heres some things I have run: ammirato@bvision4:/dev$ ...
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Permission denied trying to setup postgres sql

I'm trying to setup Dspace for a uni job here, but this Protgres SQL is asking for a password (For the postgres user) but it's supposed to be indent, I have no idea what's going on. So, When I try to ...
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Default permission for /opt/lampp folder

I want to know correct permission or default permission for /opt/lampp folder. By mistake I have given command sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/lampp. Therefore I am getting error. MySQL said: Documentation ...
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pulseaudio not running on nonstandard /home 14.04.1 LTS permissions errors

The issue that I am having with pulseaudio seems to be slightly different than I have been able to find, but I think I have an idea how to fix it. I have a dual boot Win7/Ubuntu laptop, HP ProBook ...
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550 Denied Proftpd User

When I create a directory from Php Script I have: drwxr-sr-x 3 www-data www-data 4096 May 14 18:52 folder Here Users: User: www-data root@101:/mnt/storage_01# groups www-data www-data : www-data ...
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Do Not Have Permission to a Internal HardDrive

So, I had an admin account on my computer. I created another one from it named Rahul Holani, and I later changed it to RahulHolani. I deleted the previous user and began working on the new one. Later ...
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More user with admin rights to work on the ubuntu server

I have an ubuntu server. On this server runs an apache2 with php and MySQL. I am the admin of this server but I have a person, who is the admin of the apache2-server. I know, that you can't create a ...
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mkdir in Matlab on sshfs mounted network drive permission denied

I'm trying to make and remove some files and folders as part of a MatLab script I'm developing under Xubuntu 15.04. The script as well as the files and folders are on an sshfs mounted network drive. ...
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File permission reset after reboot with Lubuntu/PCmanFM

I am changing file permission with chmod a+w /var/run/btsync.debconf-default.pid and it works. After a reboot i get: service btsync start * Autostarting btsync instance 'debconf-default' ...
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No systemd rc file?

With upstart, I used to have the permissions of some files set at boot time via a shell script in /etc/init.d/ (sym-linked, from /etc/rc2.d/): link="/sys/class/backlight/intel_backlight" chgrp ...
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How to apply file sharing using virtualbox in ubuntu server and ubuntu desktop? [closed]

have a hard time on connecting ubuntu desktop to ubuntu server. Can't share a file. Help please :)
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SAMBA and sticky bit

$ smbd --version Version 3.6.3 $ cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=12.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=precise DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS" smb.conf (partial) obey pam ...
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www-data and permissions

Well, I have a problem with permissions. If I create folder with Php, owner is www-data If I create folder with Ftp, owner is storage_01 For example: drwxr-sr-x 3 www-data www-data 4096 May 14 ...
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-bash: ./configure: Permission denied

When I run the command ./configure in Ubuntu for installation of the siesta-3.2 software, bash complains with this: ./configure: Permission denied. How can I resolve this issue?
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/sys and /dev file permissions in Unix and Linux [closed]

Just wanted to know if suppose we grant permissions to group and others for /sys and /dev directories on RHEL. Are they reverted back during the reboot? One of my friends, who happens to be a linux ...
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“xsp4 address already in use” and “access forbidden”

I'm taking over a project from a coworker who recently left. I'll be working by myself on a website that runs on ASP.NET through mono on a xsp4 server. I'm new to linux and the ASP.NET framework so ...
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Apache User Permissions

I am trying to Create a permission set for my nginx Web Application as below; OS: ubuntu nginx User: www-data www-data user's primary group: manage # su www-data - $ groups manage Path to ...
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Why does rsync run in crontab not work the same as from the command line?

I have rsync scheduled to run in my root crontab with the archive option: 0 22 * * 6 /usr/bin/rsync -avv --delete --log-file=/home/brian/rsync.log /home /media/wdsentinel/home_backup When I add ...
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Folder permissions to certain folder

I want to be able to only allow a user read/write permissions to a certain folder, and not any of the parent folders so for instance mywebsite Can only access /var/www/html/mywebsite And not ...
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Permissions for accessing my Macintosh HD

I'm using Ubuntu live running off a USB stick (14.04) to access my Mac OS hard drive to an external hard drive. I can no longer access my Mac OS drive (it freezes on launch) and I need to back up my ...
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sftp file permissions

I want to set up sftp on Ubuntu 14.04 with users who are jailed to their home directories and only have access to sftp. Here is what I have in /etc/ssh/sshd_config: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp ...
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General approach on installing IDE's and/or editors [closed]

I've recently set up Ubuntu on my Notebook and planned on making this a pure development device, coming from Windows this is a big step as you can imagine. ;) As my request was unclear before let me ...
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Zentyal mailserver blocked new user cration more than one. So how to active unlimited?

Sorry, an unexpected error has occurred root command openchange_newuser --create --enable --mail techmgr@bharattesthouse.com 'techmgr' failed. Error output: params.c:pm_process() - Processing ...
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Reinstalling ubuntu with secondary ext4 HDD HELP!

Hi im running ubuntu/GUI as a web-server but want to install a fresh distro of ubuntu as i may be upgrading some of the hardware. my problem though is i have a secondary HDD (SDB / EXT4) 2TB which i ...
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Beowulf cluster hard disk problem

I built a Beowulf cluster using the message passing interface (MPI). When I send a message that contains the path for a specific file in the slave node, the slave can't access its local hard disk to ...
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How is mounting samba share in terminal different to mounting in Nautilus?

I have a server operating a samba share that I can happily navigate by browsing the network, finding the server and share. When I open the share I'm asked to log in. I use my username and password and ...
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Creating a normal user without sudo access but with ability to switch to another admin user

User A - can't be part of sudo or admin group, ssh keys based identity setup for ssh login, can't be a guest account User B - no home folder, must have a password, can't have independent ssh login, ...
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Multiple sftp users and access to a /var/www subdirectory

I have some users on my Ubuntu server with vsftpd installed. The server is used as web server and has a shared sftp directory that is accessed by public clients (by giving them the user and password). ...
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Plex Media Manager sees external NTFS drive but doesn't see directories

I'm running Plex Media Server. All my media files are on an external NTFS drive. The external drive mounts, I can browse the files in it, Plex Media Manager can see the external USB drive, but Plex ...