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

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weird permission for the new user

I have came across a situation where I am not sure why a user is getting weird permissions of a user that already removed from the system. I have created a user named harry and gave permission to a ...
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How to restrict users from deleting folders from cifs mounted share which is NTFS partition on `Zentyal 2.2.2.`

How to restrict users from deleting folders from cifs mounted share using 'Ubuntu 14.04 LTSfor mounting the cifs volume which is NTFS partition onZentyal 2.2.2.` Mounting command given in ...
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Mount Error (13): Permission denied on NTFS Partition due to bad user id and password [on hold]

Unable to access Tally11 mount error (13): Permission denied Refer to the mount .cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs) "Tally11 is the folder Name" Getting this error on Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 updated and upgraded now I get black screen after logon

A; Running Ubuntu 14.04 updated and upgraded from terminal then went down hill from there. B; Normal boot and logon then I get a system error popup that last for a split second then goes away tried ...
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“apt-get install wget” installs wget with 000 permissions

I need to install wget and so I used sudo apt-get install wget, and it did, in fact, install it to /usr/bin/wget, but the permissions are all wrong (other lines for context): -rwxr-xr-x 1 root ...
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Why are ext4 filesystems owned by root?

I formatted a flash drive to ext4 and created a new partition on my hard drive with fs type ext4. Both were owned by root and I had trouble writing files. Why does that happen? Also, if that has no ...
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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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How to permanently change permissions for /dev/ttyS0

My system is Ubuntu 13.04 and works fine, but I had to installed VirtuaBox to guest Windows XP which is essential tu run an application that dialogues with an alarm set by a USB-to-Serial adapter. ...
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No sudo or root access anymore [duplicate]

I'm afraid I locked myself out of the sudo/root options. The one account that had sudo rights now reports that it doesn't have these anymore. How can I restore this? Do I need to use a live stick?
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How do I correctly mount a NTFS partition in /etc/fstab?

After a nasty episode (my second, you'd think I'd learn) caused by unsupervised automated podcast downloads filling my entire partition, I've finally moved just ~/Music to its own partition. The ...
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Problem to acces shared folder in Ubuntu 14.04 from Yosemite

I have a problem to acces my shared folder in Ubuntu 14.04 from a Yosemite machine. I get "The operation can’t be completed because the original item for “” can’t be found." so, i went through all ...
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Errors with Compiling g77

I have downloaded and installed g77 (due to specific reason) in Ubuntu 14.04, and the newer Fortran compilers have several errors when working with this program. However, when I went to test my ...
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Symbolic link permission denied, shared folder over cifs

I have synology rack , and im using one folder from my ubuntu 12.04. but I wont be able to create a symbolic link on mounted folder, getting permission denied error, below is my fstab entry ...
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Odd errors in bleach bit

When running Ubuntu and bleachbit as root I get this error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: ...
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In which directories can “nobody” user write?

In which directories can the nobody user write in a standard, out-of-the-box Ubuntu distribution? I already know about /tmp which is drwxrwxrwt, but are there any other places by default where any ...
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Is there a way to open .et files with 14 04 LTS?

I have just come over to Ubuntu and I am very pleased with it. However I have a very important file that I backed up from windows and I am unable to open it. It is an a .et file created by Kingsoft ...
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MySQL not starting in Xampp

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and Xampp 5.6.3-0. I cannot get the MySQL server to run. I have tried executing these commands so far (run in this order): sudo chmod 755 /opt/lampp/etc/my.cnf sudo chmod -R ...
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how to run “acpype” program?

If I want to open this program, I am giving "acpype" in the terminal and getting the following error: sslab1@sslab1-ThinkCentre-Edge72:~$ acpype bash: /usr/local/bin/acpype: Permission denied What ...
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Deluge and Apache Permission Folder

Need some help here.... i just install the deluge on my Ubuntu 14.10 vps... my problem now, the downloads folders under www-data. I already add deluge inside www-data groups. when i add torrent file ...
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How to hide the CIFS volume mounted from NTFS file system hosted on Zentyal 2.2.2

How to hide the CIFS Volume mounted from Zentyal 2.2.2. which is having the NTFS Partition Mount command given in /etc/fstab on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS //192.168.0.203/tallylinux /media/Tally11 cifs ...
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Executing C programs from HDD or PenDrive [duplicate]

So lately I've been in C programming. On trial and Error and Basis I tried Compiling(GCC) and Executing(./a.out) from my Windows' partition and Pen-drive i.e. precisely I tried executing on NTFS and ...
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i got a base rootfs, but the permissions on the files inside it it it do not make sense to me. am i missing something?

I have downloaded the ubuntu core rootfs. I have also pulled down a similar rootfs with debootstrap. I am confused by some of the persmissions in each of these base rootfs'. For example /bin/ping ...
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How to install ACPYPE and fix the error in Ubuntu 14.04?

I wanted to install acpype in ubuntu 14.04 and I followed the comments given in ubuntu program installation guide: I have followed the following commands. acpype go to the directory in which you ...
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In college we want to open ubuntu developer group or club or chapter give us some guidance [on hold]

In college we want to open ubuntu developer group or club or chapter give us some guidance How can we open this with all the documentation we require
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when i am trying to run a perl file i am getting permission denied error

/usr/local/share/lxr/lxr-2.0.3/scripts$ ls ANSI-escape.sh ContextMgr.pm LCLInterpreter.pm QuestionAnswer.pm set-lxr-version.sh VTescape.pm configure-lxr.pl kernel-vars-grab.sh ...
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What is “umask” and how does it work?

I believe that umask is something that controls file permissions, but do not fully understand it. After running umask 0644 in a terminal, I cannot read the files I create with the command-line text ...
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Running Python script in Abaqus in Ubuntu

I am running a python script through the scripting interface in Abaqus. It's a basic script that writes a value from each element from the abaqus simulation into a a text file. The text file is then ...
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How to auto mount a flash drive with root and read/write/execute privileges

I have an issue with mounting my Flash drive on Ubuntu 10.04 with write privileges. It's currently partitioned as Fat32 with Label KINGSTON but when I insert it into the Laptop it reads it as usb0, ...
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Unable to compile INTEL 82599 driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to compile the drivers on my machine and I am getting the following errors: ~/ixgbe-3.21.2/src$ make install make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-46-generic/build ...
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Unix permissions - what EXACTLY is the “owner group” (note: singular)?

I'm programming a Fuse file-system. So far so normal, didn't encounter unsolvable problems (except performance). However, I read the following articles: http://linuxcommand.org/lts0070.php ...
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Npm errors when installing packages on windows share

I have Ubuntu 12.10 running as a VMware guest on my Windows 8 host. I have shared a folder on my Windows 8 Host and it is mounted in the Ubuntu guest on startup using this entry in fstab: ...
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How to prevent file owned by root when using `sudo gedit`

When using gedit , i always need to edit file in /etc/ or /usr/ which need to be root. So i created a Launcher shortcut on the left with command sudo gedit. So every time i click the icon on the left ...
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Ubuntu on a live cd wont let me access the installed HDD

I am using a live cd running Ubuntu 14.04 and when I try to access my hard drives /media/(Myname) it telling me that persmission is denied. Even when i could view the files earlier. How can i fix ...
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Ubuntu does not allow me to access my HDD when using a live CD [duplicate]

A HDD failed in my computer a while ago and I am using a HDD from another computer that I had running Lubuntu. Now I have it installed in a computer where I am using a live CD and it won't let me ...
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Why doesn't chmod work on a file under /media?

I want to execute a script file from terminal but it shows error root@silambarasan-PC:/media/D-DEVELOPME/androidSdk/adt-bundle-linux-x86/sdk/tools# ./android -bash: ./android: Permission denied` so ...
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How to Recover Ubuntu default file system permissions [duplicate]

I made a big mistake.. When I trying to give some permissions to localhost project In terminal I typed 'sudo chmod -R 755 /' Now nothing work. I tried to fix this By this commands mount -o ...
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Permission of files which are in a folder doesn't change from root

I had a problem with installing Virtualenv, Python3.4 and Django 1.7, so I entered as root and became successful to install them. but know I am being encountered with permission limitations. all of my ...
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How to create a ext4 partition for all users?

I know it sound like a dublicate questions but I tried the following and it didn't help: My drive is mounted under /media/data so I entered sudo chown -R :users /media/data However I still ...
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Android studio only starts with sudo

I just installed Android Studio, but I can only start it with root permissions: sudo ./studio.sh otherwise it fails with Error: Could not find or load main class com.intellij.idea.Main I am not sure ...
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how to install and configure Glassfish 4

How do I install Glassfish 4.x and run it on port 80? While it's easy enough to download Glassfish and unzip it, should it go in a particular directory? Which user should start and stop the server? ...
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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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Permission Denied during install of Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 a new HP Pavilion laptop with AMD A10 and 1.5 TB of space running Windows 8.1, 64 bit. When I run wubi it gets half way and: Permission denied For more ...
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Move file to another user's home directory (without sudo)

I have a couple of files that I want to move to another's user home directory. I don't have permissions to write to that user's home directory, but I know his password. I know how to copy the file ...
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How do I edit the /etc/hosts file?

I'm new at Linux and I just download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I found a spot that showed me how join my Windows Active Directory. It has me add couple lines into the 'hosts' but I'm not able to edit the ...
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Permission denied while i was installing ubuntu 14.04 by wubi

I have faced a problem when trying to install ubuntu 14.04 version on my windows 7 os by wubi. It say permission denied and refer to the specific folder on drive C (I make a directory of wubi and ISO ...
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How do I set DocumentRoot/Directory path in XAMPP httpd.conf to USB flash folder?

I use Lubuntu 13.10 with XAMPP for Linux 1.8.3 and my USB flash is FAt32 formated. When I try to set XAMPP configuration file /opt/lampp/etc/httpd.conf: <Directory /> Order allow,deny ...
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Standard user missing elevated group permissions

The other day, apparently a script or other essential file got scrambled/deleted/whatever, now preventing the standard user to gain 'admin' group rights and successfully complete the boot process into ...
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Fstab doesn't update permissions or ownership rules [duplicate]

I mount a FAT32 filesystem (because it needs to be compatible with windows) that has an SVN repository on it. It is mounted with owners root:plugdev and permissions rwxrwx--- . My user account is a ...
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sudo: /usr/lib/sudo/sudoers.so must be owned by uid 0

Whenever I try to do anything at all that requires my password it returns this: u7ur7l3@ubuntu:~$ sudo sudo: /usr/lib/sudo/sudoers.so must be owned by uid 0 sudo: fatal error, unable to load plugins ...
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bind fatal error cant open custom log

I have been having problems with bind9 on 14.04 LTS sudo service bind9 start produces next log May 20 21:47:46 c1 named[1110]: starting BIND 9.9.5-3-Ubuntu -u bind May 20 21:47:46 c1 named[1110]: ...