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

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Boot from USB/CD without using sudo

I screwed up big time. I did sudo chmod -R 777 /usr without pausing to think about consequences. Well, the consequences are: 1) I cannot sudo or pkexec. 2) Ubuntu is not detecting boot cd or usb. ...
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CIFS root permissions problem

I'm having trouble accessing the root directory of another Linux machine. In my fstab I have two entries for the machine in question //ltotto/root /mnt/ltroot cifs ...
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Can't get the 'Install from Web' tab in Joomla

I'm working on Ubuntu 15.10, with the Lamp stack. I can't install the 'Install from Web" plugin due to a rights problem. I used the chown command to set the rights: sudo chown -R www-data:jos ...
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What are the default permissions for the /usr/share/applications folder?

Accidentally typed in the following command and messed up permissions. sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /usr/share/applications
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How to access ext4 type partition in Ubuntu?

I am unable to write to an ext4 type partition on my external SD Card that I intend to use on my android device. The options in the permissions tab are greyed out. How can I acesss the partition and ...
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Can read but cannot write to Samba share

I'm trying to set up a Samba share that is only accessible by a particular user. I'd like that user to have read/write access to all files in the share. The smb.conf file below will let me access ...
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Cannot lock /dev/ttyACM0

I am trying to set up a QGroundControl UAV development stack, but I can not lock the device: open failed "Permission error while locking the device" 2 "/dev/ttyACM0" false "Error connecting: Could ...
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Setup /var/www for two groups

I have two groups. ftpgroup and www-data. I'm using proftpd and mysql to store the ftp users and their homes. When the user registers it creates the folder first and then creates the user account in ...
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I can only access to home files and folders as root

I changed partition for home folder using an other hard drive ext4 and now I can only access as root to Desktop and Documents folders. as user: Home files and folders "permissions could not be ...
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Can't extract in partition

I have a data partition with ntfs filesystem. But when I want extract a file in that partition I get permission errors like: ntfs3-g is installed and I ran on terminal sudo chmod -R 777 ...
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Need help to Solve Ulteo Application Lauch Issue

I am not a Linux expert but basis my troubleshooting I am explaining the issue am facing. I have Ulteo OVD Application server running on Ubuntu 12.04. I have added FileZilla into OVD but I can't ...
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no permission to run -rwxrwxrwx 1 tux tux 19 Jan 23 12:46 idea_tmp_check.sh file

I try to get IntelliJ running. It complains that it can't run idea_tmp_check.sh file. I changed the permissions to 777 -rwxrwxrwx 1 tux tux 19 Jan 23 12:46 idea_tmp_check.sh Trying to run it from ...
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How to access root-folder with Thunar? [duplicate]

I would like to access root-folder with Thunar but the system won't let me, even if I have setup a root in a terminal window. What's the way to access the root-folder (with write access) in Thunar ...
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Permission denied when using bundler commands

I am pretty much completely new to Metasploit so I may just be having a problem that anyone who is experienced could fix but I hadn't seen any fixes online anywhere. I am running msfvenom -p ...
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how to set automatic full permissions on the file in folder

How to set automatic full permissions on the file in folder? Suppose, I have created a directory and then put the bash script file in that folder. Now, every time I need to set the permissions, I ...
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Auto mount ext4 usb so that all users can write to it

I have a usb device ext4 file system, I manually mount it like this mount -t ext4 /dev/sda1 /mnt/sdcard1 then change permissions manually to enable others to write to it. What line should I ...
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How to only allow a file to be opened or executed by certain application(s)?

Let's say that I've got a security application (or something which I just don't want any old application or user to have access to because it is very important and if the wrong guys had access to it ...
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Configuring my device(atmel embedded board) only logging permission to me : deny all other users trying to log in

First I will explain my needs. I want to configure my device (Atmel Embedded Board), for log in without password through SSH. I Googled it and found out the solution for that. Now I can log in to the ...
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Can I customize users privilege?

I want to create a new user for my friend and let him access to my raspberry pi remotely from another city using SSH. I want to let him do what ever he wants except accessing respi-config other users ...
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How can I give SublimeText write permission for /var/www? [duplicate]

It has only been a day since I installed Ubuntu on my computer and what I'm trying to do is set up my personal local web development environment. Of course, in the future, I am going to properly ...
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how do you install .so plugins for audacity?

Gsnap (a pitch correction plugin) and all of the GVst plugins for Audacity have been ported to linux in the .so format. http://www.gvst.co.uk/portpage.htm How do you install them? Tried to put ...
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Apache2 - virtual hosts - 403 Forbidden

I am trying to set up virtual hosts. Apache2.4.7 Ubuntu 14.04 000-default.conf: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot /home/ronskiy/public_html/ ...
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“Error creating directory: Input/output error” in Lubuntu, and in Ubuntu

I just switched the system of my netbook from Windows 7 to Lubuntu and everything is quite great. However, one of my previous partitions is resistant to file changes (create files, folders, rename, ...
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For proper operation, what files / dirs should be owned by root

I have a Linux (Ubuntu 14.04.1) Living on a disk. I launch a cloud instance, do some setup, and then chroot to the appropriate place on that disk. I had to move to a new cloud, with a new disk. ...
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Cannot update /var/lib/gdm/.ICEauthority after restoring /var directory

I have tried the following for getting this error fixed. Boot into "Recovery Mode". Input the root password for maintenance mode. Go to the /var/lib/gdm folder (cd /var/lib/gdm). Remove the ...
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I have no access to my Internal hard drive or the root file(if that matters)

I overwritten windows and am all in on Ubuntu. I have 2 issues or at least one issue and one question. My Ubuntu won't give me access to one of my Internal hard drives. - Luckely the small one. ...
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ubuntu15.10 can not create directory while installing other sofeware, not a sudo problem

I have got a brand new laptop dell precision 5510. I have no idea it supports ubuntu so poorly. Anyway, I managed to install ubuntu15.10 on this trouble-maker but when I install something else ...
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Can I edit a link to a .exe's target

I recently installed the original Half Life and was installing a mod for it when I encountered a problem. The tutorial for installing the mod says to create a short-cut to the original hl.exe and add ...
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Permission denied from bash

when I want to run a program(f.e., ./name.c) bash writes that permission denied. Yesterday everything was OK, I don't know what happened
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Meaning of “b” and “c” in file privileges description (output of ls -l)

Basic question regarding the ls utility. What do letters "b" and "c" mean at the beginning of the 10-symbol code describing the item privileges ? From what I understand, when typing ls -l, the ...
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Prevent user from accidentally deleting file without using the Terminal

I must tell a 10 years old boy he can change the icon of a .desktop file. He doesn't know anything about permissions but he can put the icon in the Pictures folder (not protected by default). I can ...
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Reset default permissions for /var/www

I completely messed up my /var/www/ folder after attempting to change some permissions. Now I am unable to open my localhost in browser. Following are my permissions in relevant folders. in root, ...
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permission error in virtual machine manager

i am trying to install win8.1 as a guest on my Ubuntu 14.04 using kvm and virt manager. when i choose path of ISO file in virt manager, it prompt this error: "The emulator may not have search ...
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How to mount HFS+ drive as non-admin user and keep the ability to write to it?

I am trying to setup a Time Machine server on Ubuntu. I've managed to mount the HFS+ drive with hfsprogs so that I can write to it. I tried to use netatalk However, it requires root privilege to ...
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Postgres changes file permissions to its detriment

Someone, please, please, please explain to me what the hell is going on here, and how I can fix this? I'll let my console do the talking: root@worker2:/var/run# service postgresql start * Starting ...
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What is folder (null).1001.1001?

(null).1001.1001 What is this folder? Where does it come from? drwxrwxrwx 49 appusr appusr 4096 Jan 7 21:52 (null).1001.1001 Why am I asking? Well ... On an Ubuntu box, I have a ...
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How to remove a directory which is not empty? [duplicate]

I've been trying to erase (remove) a directory from one of my internal HDD and the system tells me that "The directory can not be removed because it is not an empty directory." The issue is that the ...
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Messed up permissions

I tried to remove file permissions for 'other' from all user directories. So I did cd /home/ Then Instead of sudo chmod -R o-rwx * I typed sudo chmod -R o -rwx *, which resulted in some troubles. ...
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octal permissions to write to a directory via group membership, not owner

Ubuntu 14.04 on Virtualbox, using Chef. For background, I am running into problems logging from a Django application and its celery daemon. What I want to do is to have certain daemon/system users ...
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How to make group owner of /var/www/html/*

I am stuck at trying to change the owner of directory /var/www/html/* from user to group. I want to make the group developers to be the owner of that directory and all sub-directories. Is it possible ...
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.htaccess is not working on ubuntu

I want to give Forbidden You don't have permission to access /draft/ on this server. so added .htaccess to folder with Options -Indexes But it's not working on ubuntu server and displaying ...
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Can I add members of a group to another group automatically?

Is there a way to ensure that when a user is added to a permissions group on a system, that user is automatically added to one or more other defined groups? For example adding a user to a group ...
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Firefox global extension install

Ok, so I have local root access to a machine with a lot of local user accounts. These all have some version of a a particular extension that was installed under their user account during account ...
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Am I using correctly Options directive on Apache?

I am trying not to list any file when I try to access to the root directory by the browser and there isn't any main page associated. What I do it is to go to the file apache2.conf on the directory ...
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Why a folder needs a execute permission when I'm trying to execute a .sh? [duplicate]

I've got a folder that has 0600 chmod permission and this folder has a sh script. I'm trying to limit some permissions but I've realized that if the folder has not a execute permission, unless for ...
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few samba shares under single directory

I'm new in ubuntu/linux/samba and I did already some search about that with no luck, but i thought "maybe there is a way out" . ... What I'm looking for is to put few separate samba shares into ...
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Storing MySQL database in USB .. Permission problem (errno: 13)?

So, this page is what I'm using as a manual: Different locations for MySQL databases? I'm trying to store my database on USB (whether a good idea or not, please tell me how to do this if there is a ...
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How to inherit the groups permissions in a samba share

I have a Ubuntu server which hosts a samba share (/mnt/data/share). I have two users UserA and UserB. Both are added to the group sambashare. Using the command sudo chgrp sambashare /mnt/data/share ...
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Permissions in var/www/html forever

Hi I want to know if it's possible to set permissions for the folder html and the subfolders so when i want to put there a new project it wont necessary to set the permissions again. Thanks
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How to make sure that folder got full permission

I'm new to ubuntu, I asked before to get full permission to a folder and I followed this command sudo mkdir /var/szDirectoryName sudo chmod a+rwx /var/szDirectoryName to get full permissions to a ...