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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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“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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how to reset Ubuntu 12.04 root permissions?

I run this command "sudo chmod -R 777 /" by mistake. After restart, the OS became very wired, no internet access, many things doesn't work, can't open any software... is there any possible way to ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu crash 12.04, can't shutdown system

I was working with code::blocks, while running Glut project, it complained permission denied: cant open /usr/include/GL/glut.h, so I did this sudo chmod -R 777 /usr. I then I restarted the computer, ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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338 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
300 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 ...
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120 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 ...
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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 ...
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1answer
487 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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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 ...
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340 views

How to create a root privilege file for a normal user?

I got a scenario where a customized Ubuntu 12.04 Linux OS has a read only filesystem which doesn't have terminal access. My goal is to create a file with root access using normal users permission. I ...
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do you want to run or display contents ?: Asked after run chmod -R

I was getting a strange Errno::EACCES error permission denied when I tried to upload photos. Then I ran sudo chmod -R 777 /home/user/Projects/myApp/ on a rails project.This command did not solve my ...
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Permissions won't change

I opened Nautilus as super user to try and edit permissions. I can open the drop menu and change, but they instantly revert back to their original state before I can even click "apply changes." What ...
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403 forbidden error for all local projects after updating php and apache

I have 5 web app projects in my local machine with Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. Everything was good, but today when I started a new project with symphony, I found that I should upgrade php to 5.4.x, ...
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Should I use a separate 'admin' user as my “root sudo” or grant sudo to my 'app' user?

I'm still wrapping my brain around the Ubuntu 'nullify root' user management philosophy (and Linux in general) and I'm wondering if I should 'replace' my root user with a user called 'admin' (which ...
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Compiz / Unity permission problem?

I have a big problem here. So the problem in short: I can't change my background, and the Compiz Launcher won't save stuff I put there. What happened before this happened you might ask? Well I ...
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305 views

Create firebird database in specific directory

I want to be able to create a firebird database in a specific directory. I know that the firebird user needs to have r/w/x permissions to the directory where I want to create the db. I created a group ...
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sharing between ubuntu 12.04 and windows8 with online user

I've searched for solutions and tried numerous things but nothing so far has worked. I'm trying to access shares on an ubuntu 12.04 pc from my windows 8 pc. In my win8 machine I can see the shares, ...
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ProFTPd - Uploaded Files Getting 600 Permissions

We have an Ubuntu 12.04 Server, and have ProFTPd setup on there for some users to upload files. Each user is jailed to their own directory. New directories get 777 permissions, and new files get 666 ...
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unable to change ownership of files

I am working out on an answer as given here http://superuser.com/a/623998/63915 I copied the windowsios to a usb drive mount -t o loop win.iso /media/usb but I see permissions problem all the ...
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Connecting Ubuntu to OS X Open Directory (groups, users, permissions)

Currently trying to set up a Ubuntu box as a file server on the network. I've got sharing down when authenticating with local groups and users within the Ubuntu box however I've got an OS X server ...
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Denied write access outside of /home? [duplicate]

I installed both Extplorer on my server and vsFTPd and I cannot seem create or delete files outside of /home. So I cannot go to /var/www and make a folder using FTP but SSH works fine. I've not used ...
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Lighttpd starts but doesn't work. lighttpd.pid Permission Denied

System: Ubuntu 12.04 Server Restarting lighttpd show status as [ OK ] But on performing netstat -ntulp I don't find the lighttpd server to be running. Here is a screenshot showing the results. As ...
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directory access priveilege question

Let's say I get this as a result of ls -l: -rwxrwxrwx 1 user user 0 Nov 19 20:13 file4 What does the 1 mean? Im asking because I had 2 folders set up on my server working just fine, and they had ...
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Canopy Express in Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit doesn't start

I installed the 32-bit version of Canopy Express in my Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit machine. I followed the installation guides here. Then when I run the program I get the following dialogue: Permission ...
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installing pptpd on ubuntu ec2

I am running this line in ubuntu: sudo apt-get install pptpd and here's the output I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following ...
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How to clean up aftermath from rookie ubuntu command

Here are the commands I regretfully run: sudo chgrp root /usr/bin sudo chgrp root /usr/local I had recently added a user to root group and because my user still did not have write permissions, I ...
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How to change permission external hard drive in ubuntu 12.04

I want to copy any file to my external hard drive. But always when I tried to do this I have next output: cp: cannot create regular file /media/NameOfCard/[file]' : Read only file system I also ...
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How do I disable permissions while in the trial version of ubuntu 12.04

While attempting to copy and paste all files that I need into a usb for back up. There was and error stating that I need permission to copy and paste some files. A code or a prompt command ...