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Make Home folder accesible to different installations

I just installed 14,04 next to 12,02 and I want to copy my home folder from my previous installation to my new one. I get permission errors (cannot read files). How to change that? Thanks.
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1answer
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Why doesn't umask work as expected?

Please, can someone explain this to me? I set: umask 000 touch afile.tmp result: -rw-rw-rw- 1 jay apache 0 Aug 16 18:11 afile.tmp I was expecting this: -rw-rw-rw- to be like this: ...
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1answer
33 views

Windows needs permission from Unix User\Root to delete/move in a samba share

so my samba share requires permissions from Unix User\root to move or delete files. I don't understand why. You don't need to login to access the samba share. Just need to be on the network. The share ...
2
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1answer
21 views

Samba could not change the permissions of folder “Network”

I'm currently trying to set up samba, and upon creating my first share, it asked if I wanted to set permissions automatically, and I said yes, and then I got an error saying "Could not change the ...
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0answers
33 views

deluser not working

I am having an issue removing a user from the sudo group. I may be doing it wrong. I added a user to the group to gain access to a file but now I want to remove that privilege. I first did sudo ...
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2answers
32 views

How does one choose permissions for each folder?

I understand how to change the permissions on my folders using CHMOD and CHOWN but I'm not sure what the permissions should be. For example, the first folder currently gives full access to root, read ...
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1answer
64 views

Can not connect to Ubuntu 12.04 server using SSH [closed]

Yesterday I have posted question for creating FTP users and set access permission. Here is the URL. Create FTP users with limited access only to home directory Ubuntu 12.04 Based on Answer I have ...
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Ubutntu 12.04 login error after change permission

I accidentally changed the permission of my root folder by running commands sudo -i chmod -r 755 / After i restart i can't logged in with any user, the login page bounce back even when i type the ...
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1answer
92 views

Create FTP users with limited access only to home directory Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having Ubuntu 12.04 server and I have installed VSFTPD service for FTP. I'm trying to create a FTP user who has access only to /var/www/ directory and all permissions for sub-directories. ...
2
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1answer
76 views

Permission denied error after SSH login

I am having Permission denied errors after logging with non root user (which has permissions to do "sudo -i" command). I get these errors: -bash: /bin/uname: Permission denied -bash: [: =: unary ...
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1answer
43 views

Error 255 when sharing folder on Ubuntu 12.04

I try to share folder on Ubuntu, the steps I did: Right click on folder I clicked sharing options Then I clicked share this folder Then I clicked create share I got this message :'net ...
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0answers
25 views

Recovering encrypfs Encrypted Home from LiveCD [duplicate]

Background: I have this laptop that I installed ubuntu on a while ago, I think it was lucid lynx? I am currently more updated and on 12.04. Anyway at that point I didn't know the first thing about ...
2
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1answer
72 views

I am trying to share a file between windows 7 (host) and Ubuntu 12.04.4 (guest), using Virtual Box 4.3.12

I have put the folder (winshare), it has some data in it, that I need under Virtual Machine---Settings---Shared Folders---Machine Folders, and in Ubuntu I have created the directory ~/media/winshare. ...
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21 views

How do I set permissions for my Windows partition for all to use? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 on my computer. Now, when I need to access the files on the windows side, I have to go to the device known as 240GB file system. The path to it is ...
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0answers
51 views

Supervisor + Ruby: Can't get supervisor to run my ruby script

I figure this is a simple issue. Permissions or something that I've overlooked and can't seem to find. However, I've just learned how to use supervisor. Long story short, I run Ubuntu 12.04 server ...
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0answers
14 views

12.04 w/3.2.0-60-generic boot fail

I am NEW to Ubuntu, speak to me as if I'm an elementary student. I DO NOT KNOW HOW TO reprogram or edit code, but I could do it if I'm given step by step instructions. I was helping a friend with ...
1
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1answer
122 views

Grant permission for new created files inside folder automatically

I have a folder which permission is set to 777 but when I add any files or folder unziping in that folder. Extracted files or folder permission never change . For a clear picture: -> Distination ...
1
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1answer
268 views

Upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, Spamassassin Upgrade Issue

I recently upgraded my server from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. Mostly everything went well. However one thing isn't working for me and I'm trying to figure out what I missed. I re-visited the settings ...
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1answer
36 views

Kodak Hero 5.1 Scanner Permissions on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Hero 5.1 AIO Printer/Scanner and use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Printer works fine but I can only use scanner in sudo mode. I have added my username by sudo adduser les scanner but still no luck. ...
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1answer
87 views

How can I set different permissions for files and folders separately?

I want to apply 644 permissions only for all files in current directory, and 755 permissions only for subdirectories in current directory with chmod
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2answers
97 views

Group permissions allow, but still get permission denied

I have a ext4 partition and I've set the group owner for all subdirectors to mygroup: # chgrp -R mygroup /mount/abc # chmod -R g+swrx /mount/abc My user is part of that group. Inside that partition ...
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0answers
39 views

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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0answers
37 views

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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votes
1answer
83 views

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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0answers
24 views

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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2answers
39 views

How do I set group permissions on a shared folder?

I have created a folder called shared1 which I am going to share. After that, I have created a group named group. Currently no users are added into group group. I need to assign read and write ...
1
vote
1answer
153 views

“wodim: Permission denied. Cannot open SCSI driver!” how to solve?

When I'm executing a cd writing command cdrecord -v -eject speed=48 dev=/dev/sg1 /tmp/newcd.iso it will output some errors in my log file like, wodim: Permission denied. Cannot open SCSI driver! ...
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votes
1answer
486 views

Can't start an application as service, but running as standalone process simply works

For a service although a pid file exists but still on attempt to start service, it fails saying $ sudo service cassandra start * could not access pidfile for Cassandra I verified folder ...
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2answers
203 views

Permission denied - running script

I am new somewhat to scripting in Ubuntu and I have the following script which I am executing but getting back Permission Denied messages. Any help is greatly appreciated! Here's the sequence: The ...
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0answers
62 views

mounting and shared folder between guest machine and win 7 host

I am experiencing a problem I already shared a folder named "virtual_share" on win7 and mount it on my oracle virtual box on ubuntu with the same name. But I cannot copy anything to the shared folder ...
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0answers
88 views

How to allow writing locally on read-only NFS Partition

I created my own PXE/NFS network boot server on Ubuntu 12.04 as explained here. I can write to files on client side if I change /etc/exports file like this on server side: /srv/ubuntulivecd/ ...
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2answers
37 views

Permission issues after moving from folder from one partition to another

I am using ubuntu. I moved all my C programs/coded which was in a folder from one partition to another, after that all my files have -rw------- the owner has just the read and write permission, even ...
0
votes
0answers
388 views

How to resolve a problem when Eclipse is adding a server? Unknown version of Tomcat was specified

When I add directory of tomcat7 installation directory, I got. Unknown version of Tomcat was specified. Default tomcat7 directory is /etc/tomcat7 but this directory is lacking some binary folders I ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Vuze won't let me delete anything, it says permission denied

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. In the Vuze downloads properties, it says Owner: root. I don't know how to change that. This has only happened in Ubuntu, not Windows.
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Read/Write permission issues on Ubuntu 12.04 (fresh install)

I'm a new Ubuntu user. After the installation I cannot copy or paste in any drive outside my Home folder. What I have to do to get permission?
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files on FTP not opening or saving on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I connected to server and I can't click on & open a file so I dragged a file to desktop but then couldn't save it on the server I tried to reach the server and set the permissions to read and ...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

Uninstall Samba, restore previous Ubuntu permissions

I am a newbie Ubuntu user in over my head! I am dual booting Windows 7 (sda2 ntfs) and Ubuntu 12.04 (sda6 ext4). I have a dual SSD (sda) and HDD (sdb) set up. I keep both OS's and all programs on ...
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1answer
240 views

wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu [closed]

I have a problem with permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. Is its parent directory ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Changing permissions for folders and files in /var/www/?

I am quite new to ubuntu and I have been trying to install BuilderEngine a content management system to my ubuntu server 12.04 lts I have figured some things out but I am stuggling with permission for ...
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2answers
764 views

Problems with the /var/www folder

I am new to Ubuntu, I've installed 12.04. I used to use wamp server on Windows, and after changing OS I moved some files from www folder to /var/www on Ubuntu. But when I try to view that folder in a ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

All directories are 0755, did I do something wrong?

I'm new to *nix and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I've just noticed that all my directories have permissions set to 0755. That seems unsafe to me. Why do I need to grant execute perms for the world on my /usr ...
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2answers
85 views

Permission denied when excute a script ?

I run this script ./make.py and it shows error "bash: ./make.py: Permission denied" How to solve this?
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votes
3answers
3k views

Permission drwxrwxr -x [duplicate]

I need some help about permission. I had a permission drwxrwxr-x but I try to change the permission with chmod 755 /folder/ and after that I receive permission drwxr-xr-x but I would like to change it ...
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votes
2answers
3k views

sudo: must be setuid root

I get the file parmission on my folder, so I run the following command sudo chmod 777 -R /* and get some error line. then I try to login as root user by the following command sudo su get this ...
1
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1answer
42 views

uptime shows no output for non-privileged users

I have a 12.04LTS system where the uptime command produces no output when run by a normal (that is, not root,) user: bbx@bard:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to add / list / remove a group [duplicate]

How can I add a new group (for file permission)? How can I view the full list of existing groups? How can I remove a group? I prefer to do the above using a UI rather than terminal commands if ...
0
votes
1answer
237 views

Some image files won't be displayed by Apache, returns 500 error (file ownership/permissions)

I just copied all my files from one Ubuntu server to another, and everything works fine, except that Apache returns a "ERROR 500 - Internal Server Error!" on image files that on the old server was ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Http 500 while running .php code [closed]

I'm trying to create a VirtualBox that I can recycle across multiple projects, using a shell script to install all packages I need. I got Apache2, MySQL and PHP5 installed regularly and running a page ...
1
vote
1answer
639 views

How solve “sudo: must be setuid root” on Joyent server

I have a server Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on joyent . Mistakenly I have changed the /user/* folders permission to 775. After this I cannot able to run any sudo command. Rebooting the system in recovery mode ...
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votes
1answer
270 views

Error installing repo command. Help please?!! Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm trying to install the repo command so I can compile CyanogenMod for my phone but whenever i enter the command: curl http://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/git-repo-downloads/repo > ~/bin/repo ...