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

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Iam the admin but not the owner. How do I become the owner

I try to save ...etc/default/grub after making edits but i don't have permission and only the owner can change permissions. how do I become the owner?
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Unison bidirectional sync - problem with set permissions?

I have setup unison to sync a folder on two computers. On the first one C1, the folder is inside Home. On the second one C2, the folder is on a partition, which is mounted automatically at startup. ...
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Brightness Save on Reboot

I have a problem where the brightness does not save after a reboot on 14.04 LTS, but I had the same problem on 12.04 LTS (before I broke the system). Before you say this is a duplicate of a million ...
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Setting up a debug/profiling environment for remote site

I'm having some issues with profiling a site that is loading slowly (close to 2 minutes). It is developed in PHP, Smarty and MySQL (using nginx as the web server), and I've been wanting to use Xdebug ...
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Attempting to setup Ubuntu 12.04 SSH Server: -bash: /etc/hostname: Permission denied

Attempting to setup an SSH-server running Ubuntu 12.04. Went to "HowToForge" to scout for potentially advanced or knowledgeable advice upon how to accomplish this, then I ended up running into a ...
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Permissions of www-data on an addtional drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to give rwx permissions to www-data in /media/bblab/Database/data to install OwnCloud. bblab is my user name and Database is my disk label. The step I mount the drive is: login as bblab ...
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Write to user defined partition /data

I'm a newbie in Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu world. In order to supply data encapsulation I defined separate partition "/data" on my HDD, where I want to store all my user data, separately from ...
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Apache: access denied because search permissions are missing

I know this question is asked a lot, but the solutions I saw didn't work for me. I only have one virtual host enabled, and I'm trying to enable access to a folder that's not under the document roots ...
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Mysql on Ubuntu 14.04 problem with AppArmor permissions for data directory

I've been using MySQL with a different location for the database date since Ubuntu 12.04 and had no problems. My configuration was like this: Data in /home/db/mysql Link in the default location sudo ...
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All the files created have executable permission after doing some alterations to fstab

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this any file i create in any of the partitions has executable permission. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file ...
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LAMP 403 Forbidden

I have installed LAMP and webmin to Ubuntu. Using webmin I have created Virtual Host: IP - 192.168.0.104, Document Root - /home/inferusvv/www (by the way it doesn't matter, I create it using webmin or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 QtCreator Qt5 examples missing

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I removed the official qtcreator in order to install the modified version from the software center because I'd like to try the SDK. Fortunately, the docs are now ...
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How to give groups and users different permissions.

I have an assignment whereby I am asked to create 5 user accounts in Ubuntu and then create 3 groups for them to belong to. This part I did just fine. There are now 5 user accounts in my Ubuntu OS ...
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Is sudo 775 - R /var/www/ proper permission for Lamp

i am trying to give below permission sudo 775 - R /var/www/ all folders and all files permission for www folder of lamp for sudo user.Is it good for system.
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Mount and bind directory to access it with Apache 2.2.20 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new un the world of GNU/Linux and I have a problem which I think is caused by the permissions which are not correct. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with chroot running under Android 4.4.2 (I don't know ...
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using Sublime Text 2 without having to open as root

I'm trying to figure out how I can run sublime text 2 without root. I have been told prior to use the command gksu sublime & and that has been working, but all the files that I create from within ...
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Using gui (nautilus, say) to copy root files while preserving permissions

Using a gui, I would like to copy a folder hierarchy in which some files belong to a user, some to root, producing an exact copy (same file permissions in target). Using gksudo nautilus allows ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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Running Apache as FTP users

I have an Ubuntu server. Apache, MySQL and VsFTPd are running on it and it hosts more than one web sites. Every web site owner has an FTP user to upload files. However, Apache is running as www-data, ...
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Problem accessing hard disk from administrator account

I logged in to my guest account and read the hard disk drive by entering the password and then I logged out from guest account and then log in to administrator account after doing this I am not able ...
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Another fatal: does not appear to be a git reposity question

On my local repo I added and committed all my code into a master branch that I am trying to push to a remote repo. When I enter git push engFormula master. I get a does not appear to be a git ...
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SSH Write Failed: Broken Pipe [migrated]

I used to be able to connect via ssh (terminal) with the user I have created but now I keep getting: "Write Failed: Broken Pipe" and I can only connect as root In the ssh auth.log I get the following: ...
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How to edit /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts and similar files and why they can (not) be edited

I a trying to edit the following file (ls -alstr output): 0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Apr 15 17:07 /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts Unfortunately, if I try to edit it with vim or simply ...
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allow access to all users to /mnt/volume

I have mounted a disc (/dev/sdc1) at /mnt/media/ with the following command in my /etc/fstab /dev/sdc1 /mnt/media ext4 user 0 2 However I don't have access for all users. Only root has ...
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How to run Celtx without gksudo

I use the screenwriting software Celtx on Ubuntu 12.04. It runs fine, except that I have to use the software regularly, and it asks me to enter the password every time I want to use it. I changed the ...
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Privileges Denied : Trying to Change setting of an application

I am a newbee, i've installed wine-1.6.1 (following , Can Wine support Office 2007?). Later i did install IDM successfully, right clicking the .exe file and choosing "open with wine windows program ...
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Restore read-only file from Deja-Dup

I have a backup of my web server files (user=www-data) created by my main Ubuntu user (not root) that has read access to the web server file system. I am unable to restore files via the Nautilus ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I know that some users may say that this is a duplication but seriously I have combed the answers and those on the internet for over half a day and I am so frustrated i am going to explode. Now that ...
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Application require Administrator Authentication

I have installed wine simulator in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And I have 2 users on my machine Administrator User (Administrator Account) Net User (Standard Account) Now both user able to install ...
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Ubuntu is not booting up

I have installed a apps from ubuntu software center namely "mount manager" to mount few of my ntfs drive automatically when I login. After installation and configuration I have restarted ubuntu to ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...
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Udev - How to change device group?

By default, all hard drive and usb drive devices belong to group "disk". I want to change usb drives to group "adm". I verified the ID_BUS $ udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdb | grep ID_BUS E: ...
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Although permissions are correct, getting “permission denied”

When login in I get /etc/bash_completion.d/gzip: permission denied /etc/bash_completion.d/resolvconf: permission denied I login and sudo to root. Then I see similar errors when I try to run ...
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Can you bypass filesystem permissions?

I was using Fedora 18 until this morning when I accidently wiped some system files while make a live USB, I cannot load Fedora or get into the system. Now I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a live USB. I ...
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Cannot ssh after upgrading to 12.04

I upgraded through ssh a system from 10.04 to 12.04. After the necessary restart I cannot ssh to the system (permission denied). Nothing went wrong during the upgrade process and I don't have physical ...
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Postfix - “skipped, still being delivered” (+Permission denied)

I have an issue that's driving me crazy. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on DigitalOcean, I followed this tutorial to set up Postfix, Dovecot, ViMbAdmin and RoundCube: ...
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Control sound permissions, revoke access to audio

I would like to control permissions to use sound card. There are devices "/dev/snd/*", the owner is "root", group is "audio", permissions "660". So, I would expect only users in "audio" group could ...
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Wubi-installed ubuntu won't allow me to execute executable files

I'm trying to run executable files on Ubuntu, but it's not working, although the exact same executable file works fine on others' machines, which are also running Ubuntu 12.04 like me. Based on this, ...
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Why crontab doesn't want to execute the job as root?

I'am using the Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty) version and i get a problem with my crontab (it was working before 13.10) Here is the command line /usr/lib/cgi-bin/awstats.pl -config=www.skrik.fr -update ...
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Getting permission denied error

I have written one bash script and it is run on the background, inside this script I have use the following command: sshpass -p prakash123 ssh -t -p $1 prakash@localhost './update_script.sh > ...
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Proper permissions on web directory

I have a problem with trying to give the permissions on the web directory. I've changed the group owner of /var/www to www-data and I've added the user amitger1 (ftp user who uploads the files to the ...
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Restrict Samba share permission in subfolder

I am new here and I just setup my first Ubuntu samba server and testing it now... Now I have a question about Samba to ask: We have a situation like this: A share projects for everybody full access ...
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error (13: Permission denied) in nginx 1.4.1

I am facing this issue on my nginx setup on ubuntu 13.10 I got these weird error on the log of my local domain 2014/04/06 21:29:37 [crit] 18065#0: *3 stat() "/media/user/Backup/Sites/sp/" failed ...
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Restoring rights for /var

I accidentally ran "sudo chown www-data /var -R". Right after I ran "sudo chown root /var -R" to restore the rights. I can however no longer login now. I'm still getting the full disk encryption ...
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Mouse turns off after a few seconds (Ubuntu 13.10, Windows 8.1)

I tried lsusb and I can see my mouse in the list. I tried for foo in /sys/bus/usb/devices/*/power/level; > do echo on > $foo; > done But I got this reply bash: ...
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What does 'chmod +x <filename>' and how do I use it?

I want to write a 'batch file', but I don't know how to use chmod +x <filename> command, nor where to use it.
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Change permissions of a folder in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I created a shared folder in Ubuntu which is located in Virtualbox. When I open that folder I am getting this error line: You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of ...
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Projects in /var/www folder are not accessible? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and come from Ubuntu 13.04. First check locahost, It's work fine. PhpMyAdmin is also work fine. I look some related problem here. But some similarities with this answer and ...
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Create Jailed Users Using Programing Language

I want to create limited users in my system able to use only few commands. I read this question and jailkit is awesome and do what I want, except one thing creating the users dynamically (via ...
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Home folder not writeable

I have two users, and one of them can't write to his home directory (but the desktop directory?!) and Thunar displays a lock on the home folder. However, if I run ls -l in /home, I get drwxr-xr-x 28 ...