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

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DVD can't be played or copied from samba share

I'm trying to make a raspberry pi that can share a DVD via samba. I can see the video_ts folder, I just don't have permission to play the content, or download to the client computer. I'm running ...
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LAMP 403 forbidden access on custom folder

I know it is a common problem, and it is mainly a matter of permissions to the user www-data, but following this guide I got the classic error: 403 forbidden You don't have permission to access /web ...
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How to make all file shares without passwords?

New to ubuntu. I'm trying to access it from windows. Shares I created from the desktop worked fine but trying to share my ext hdd using the same method didn't work. I researched it and found you need ...
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Access to folder on udisks2 mounted drive via samba share

If i mount disk drive with udisks, udisks --mount /dev/sdc1 --mount-options noexec,nosuid,nodev,sync --mount-fstype exfat i get permissions on files and folders: root: read,write group: read ...
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Read and write permissions for Owncloud www-data

I have owncloud running in Ubuntu server I have enabled external storage pointing to second hard drive in my machine and added a local storage I can see the folder in owncloud but when I click on it ...
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SFTP master Account permissions

I've been testing some different sftp configurations. The purpose is for patients to download their records. here's what I've done so far for client accounts, their directories and permissions... ...
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Who can change a file permission or ownership in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Who has the privilege to change a file permissions or ownership in ubuntu ?
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Can only print as root

I've had a devil of a time setting up an HP LaserJet 1320 printer with my Utopic Unicorn Server (server has no gui so command line only). I can't seem to access /locatlhost:631/admin (times out) and ...
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Webserver permission problem

I've a permission problem on my dedicated webserver, but I'm not able to understand what's I was doing wrong. Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.19.2 Versione Apache 2.4.7 Versione PHP 5.5.9 mysql 5.5 (all from ...
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Root user not having permissions

My root user is not working how he should. sudo works perfectly but if I login with root, autocomplete does not work for all commands which need root permission and I couldn't execute a file owned by ...
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Cannot login on Ubuntu 14.04?

For some reason, after restarting my computer, I am now unable to log in to my main user account. It accepts my password, the screen changes as if to start the desktop but then brings me back to the ...
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localhost cannot access my newly created folder [duplicate]

I'm using ubuntu 14.04. I use to copy projects like wordpress and codeigniter and work in them. At the beginning after installing ubuntu 14.04 I granted all privileges to access var/www folder. But ...
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Samba shares permission problem.s

I'm using Samba to create protected shares on Ubuntu Server that should be accessible by Windows computers. It does prompt me for a user name & password but one login grants access to all files, ...
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Writing to a specific memory location

I am trying to edit a file inside /proc/device-tree to be exact, and i am unable to do so, I am getting permission denied or Input/Output error. I have tried all possible combinations of editors, ...
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How to Fix Read Only 'MSDOS' SD Card?

I know that there are a few threads around trying to answer this question, but none of the answers are working for me, so here we go. I have an 8 gig microSD card that was being used as memory for my ...
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SSH Public Keys not working anymore?

I have an Ubuntu Server and OS X and Windows (Cygwin) clients. A few days ago, I was able to successfully generate RSA keys on the client and copy them to the server with: ssh-copy-id ...
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Samba - Group Execute bit while creating new file/directory

Im using Samba for a new Project. I need all my files created in Samba Share set to have an execute Unix bit set for Group. Is there any way to have group with execute permission while creating new ...
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How to give the CIFS Server control over rights of files? - fstab mount nas rw only r

Hy, I configured my NAS (Synology) to give the user "admin" all rights - rw files. When I mount the share via fstab I get all kind of strange rights issues - my ubuntu user gets perm. denied when ...
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Q: Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Edition && How to SSH into the phone via Wifi or USB?

I bought my Ubuntu phone on last flash sale in March (still awaiting it to arrive). Actually I use an Openmoko Freerunner as smartphone, running as well a Linux. How can I SSH into the Aquaris E 3.5 ...
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I can su root, but can not log in as root? [duplicate]

Usually, it is the other way around...so this might be the first from what I researched. lets say i log on to my server venus as willc86. When I su root, it lets me in. however, lets say I ssh venus ...
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tftp error code 2 access violation (tftp not working)

System info: Linux ravi-Inspiron-N5010 3.13.0-46-generic #79-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 20:08:14 UTC 2015 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux root@ravi-Inspiron-N5010:/home/ravi/Desktop# lsb_release -a No LSB ...
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/usr/local/bin permissions and numpy

For installing the extensive Python package numpy, I get some failures due to permissions problems in /usr/local/bin/, where dependencies need to be installed. I could use sudo when running the ...
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how to prevent sudo from executing a non root file?

I want to prevent sudo from executing files not owned by root. so, to allow sudo run such file, I want the file to be: chown root:root filename chmod go-w filename Is it possible to limit sudo ...
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Cannot Rsync to ec2 instance

This seems like the problem with the ubuntu user permission on ec2 server , cannot rsync successfully. Steps Taken: Generated public key from origin server (a normal ubuntu droplet with root user ...
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Unable to share write property to a volume drive

I am trying to share a folder which is presented in a volume. I mounted the volume at startup. So not the path of my volume is /mnt/shared-volume/www I want to share this www folder in to my local ...
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Unable to share /mnt/share-name/www folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu I am trying to create a small local web server. But it seems like there is so much permission problem in Ubuntu. I have a VOLUME with a www folder in it. I change the path of my ...
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Allowing Ubuntu user on ec2 to upload and manage files in public web folder

Just created a new ec2 ubuntu instance, and i'm forced to login as ubuntu rather root. While Its ok as of standard security practice but it creates additional problems that ubuntu user cannot upload ...
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Cannot write on ext4 partition Ubuntu 14.04

I formatted the disk in my computer as ext4. Now I'm trying to make it readable and writable for any user on this computer. My entries in /etc/fstab look like this # Data partitions ...
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Ubuntu server permissions issues

I have created a home server using ubuntu server as the os and I have set it up so I have write permissions on my shared folders. However when I log in via my windows PC and try to move my movie files ...
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Init file in init.d calls using sudo in script.sh give error sudo: no tty present and no askpass program specified

I an trying to make a script that launches on boot to connect to my personal VPN. I have an init file: /etc/init.d/vpnstartup which calls my vpnon.sh script on boot with the commands: case "$1" in ...
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Ubuntu - Vista (32 Bit) — Share Windows Hard Drive / Partition for All Users

I'm dual-booting Windows Vista (32 bit) with Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit). The C drive normally accessed in Vista was automatically mounted for me when Ubuntu was first installed and can be accessed ...
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Execute binary inside symbolic link

I'm trying to execute a binary installer inside a folder, that is a Symbolic Link to another partition. The partition is a LVM logical volume, mapped through /etc/fstab like: ...
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How to lock user to one directory

I have built a few Virtual Hosts using nginx but now I want to have some users to modify them without them being able to edit anything else outside the host directory. I have tried so many things ...
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Why is the samba configuration file read only? [duplicate]

I am using samba on Ubuntu server to share files among my computers. I got done writing the configuration file, and I typed :wq to save the file. When I went to save and exit, I got the following ...
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Ubuntu File and folder permissions

sudo chmod -R 777 /opt/lampp/htdocs output is chmod: changing permissions of .... Operation not permitted I want to give every permission to htdocs and all its sub-folders and to every file on ...
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How to set user permissions on ubuntu server

I have a problem. I would like to set permissions on my server. I have following directories structure: /var/www/html/project_1 /var/www/html/project_2 /var/www/html/project_3 I have also users: ...
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Mount - Problem Remounting /dev/sdb1

How can I properly remount /dev/sdb1? Because when I remount it: sudo mount -o remount,rw /dev/sdb1 mount: cannot remount /dev/sdb1 read-write, is write-protected ...displaying that it is write ...
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Problem using spamassassin as non-root user

I am running spamassassin on Ubuntu 14.04 as root. When I am calling any of the methods, such as Check or ReportSpam, I am also passing in another user that the check should be run as. However I get a ...
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Ubuntu LXC container: “unable to set ”nproc“ resource limit: Operation not permitted”

I'm trying to install mongodb in a Ubuntu container, I followed these instructions to set up the Ubuntu 14.10 host: https://linuxcontainers.org/lxc/getting-started/ Running apt-get install mongodb ...
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localhost wordpress accepts my post. but not displayes with my changed permalink

I have installed wordpress in my ubuntu desktop 14.04 and LAMP server installed it. that is in the directory /var/www/public/wordpress. after the installation has been completed the site works ...
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How to configure Apache2 to allow it to read directories from other media

I'm migrating from Windows and I have some projects from there on another hard drive. And I'd like to run Apache on Ubuntu and let it run sites from Windows HDD. I tried to configure apache2.conf but ...
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403 Error on Apache/2.4.7 Ubuntu 14.04

When accessing my site with HTTP (Port 80) it works just fine. However, I'm currently receiving the following error when trying to access my site via HTTPS on Apache 2.4.7 / Ubuntu 14.04(Port 443). ...
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Give a user read access to a directory without making them owner

I want to give user testuser read access to /Media/Test without making them the owner of the directory, nor giving access to everyone. How would I go about this? I want to do this because I'm ...
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Windows File Permissions

I just faced a weird issue where my windows laptop hard drive encountered an I/O error. The C:/ partition became entirely inaccessible via any Windows based machine, the D:/ partition however was ...
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How to create Virtual Hosts within a NAS directory

When I try to set up a virtual host I need to change my permissions for the root directory like this: sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /NAS/directory sudo chmod 755 /NAS/directory But whenever I do ...
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Nautilus crashes when setting & changing permission on file properties as root 14.10

I'm a newbie on ubuntu and I don't know what happened on my os ubuntu 14.10 bc the nautilus file manager always closed when I try to change permission on file properties. I ran it as root in terminal. ...
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Why do liinux instructions almost never include sudo even when it is obviously necessary? [closed]

Why do Linux instructions almost never include sudo even when it is obviously necessary? You see it a lot, for example, you will see something like: "Edit /etc/hosts by doing $nano /etc/hosts and ...
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Ubuntu error permission denied

I am trying to install ubuntu on an external hard drive but everytime i try i get this popub that says permission denied check log file.The log file is wubi-14.04-rev286.log.I have tried everything i ...
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Can't change drive permission

I am new to Ubuntu I installed steam in this and I want to install DotA2 but I don't want to install in my 20 GB partition instead I want to install in my remaining 480 GB partition. The problem is ...
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Xampp htdocs folder , sub folders and all files permiossion

I am not familiar with Ubuntu , i copied my project folder in htdocs but when i open my project in browser it loads but styling files (css files) doesn't loads . Its permission problem . I have done a ...