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

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Share permissions

This is my first post after switching to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, desktop version, for my media server. I am having problems creating share on an extra drive. I can create and access shares on the system ...
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Chmod error changing permission read only file system

I have three main partitions on my disc /dev/sda: /dev/sda1 2048 117186559 58592256 83 Linux /dev/sda2 117186560 128905215 5859328 82 Linux swap / Solaris /dev/sda3 ...
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Is it wise to add users to the tomcat7 group

I've installed tomcat7 on an Ubuntu Linux using apt-get. During the installation of the tomcat package a user and group, both named tomcat7, are created. Now I'm trying to deploy an application to ...
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I was booted out of folder stating I don't have permission to access it…but it was a Windows folder. How does this happen?

The reason this is really odd, is this is a Windows 7 drive I have in a external kit, connected via USB to a PC with the UBUNTU LIVE CD running. I got booted out of my user account from the Windows ...
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Setting file access permissions for an executable

So I constantly find myself downloading executable's from the internet and running them on my computer. Although I don't run everything I find on the net, I still don't want to trust them with all my ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode after changing root password

My ubuntu was working ( it was having a working graphics driver), but I changed my root password then immediately the power was gone ( forced shutdown). Then next time I restart my ubuntu I get ...
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Cannot mount any CD/DVD/pen drive

I recently changed the /usr file permission to chmod 777, so I lost sudo. I used recovery mode to enable sudo back. However, sudo is working now but CD and pen drives are not detected. I've tried the ...
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Problem with Permission of VSFTP

I tried research before i ask a question in here. I can not create,edit file or folder Here is my config: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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leapseconds file: Permission denied

my server log has several entries like this: leapseconds file /etc/ntp.leapseconds: Permission denied [1195225.016830] type=1400 audit(1420833186.419:25): apparmor="DENIED" operation="open" ...
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Can the root user change the owner of a file that he doesn't own?

My web server uses the user www-data to access/change files. This causes permission issues for php file upload etc. for files owned by root (or by any other user). I'd like to use the 755/644 ...
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SSLLoadSharedLibrary: Failed to load library libcrypto.so.0.9.8

I am trying to load vmware-vdiskmanager to repair a .vmdk file As an exmaple vmware-vdiskmanager -R /home/user/vmware/Windows7/Windows7.vmdk I get this error VMware Workstation Error: VMware ...
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Problem erasing files from DVD-RW

I burned a movie in some DVD-RW and now I want to replace it by another movie, i.e, erase the files from the DVD-RW and burn another. I check some suggestions online, and found brasero's the best, but ...
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Unable to move files even as root

I run PCs with Ubuntu 12.04, and the symptoms are consistent from two different PCs. I have a backup server, and normally have no issues with copying files there. Recently, I moved some files to ...
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freeradius with active directory

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I am trying to integrate Freeradius with Active Directory. I have successfully installed freeradius on Ubuntu and I can run it in debug mode. I am then ...
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Cannot edit php5.fcgi owned by Me with RWX owner permissions

Ok, I kind of thought I understood Linux permissions and then I encountered this one. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a virtualbox on my Windows 7 pro laptop. All udpates are applied to windows, ...
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Odd permission issues with /html subfolders, Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop

Ive just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Desktop Version) and set up a LAMP server for the first time. I can access all my files via my servers IP but i am experiencing some odd permission issues. ...
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How do I get my Roccat Lua mouse fully working on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I added this repository and installed the roccat-tools package as per this guide and added my user to the roccat group. I could run luaconfig and make changes but when I clicked "Store in device" I ...
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File ownership changes on save for “some” files

On my server, I have two accounts; one for me and one for my wife. We both share the same group as our primary group. For simple text files, when I own the file and she edits and saves that file, ...
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Remote Access to Ubuntu (as guest OS) from Linux Mint (as host OS) in VirtualBox with ssh

I'm trying to access remotely to Ubuntu virtual OS from the host OS which in this case is linux Mint. My Ubuntu version has no GUI, just a terminal interface. And change the network setting in ...
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Windows 7 & 8.1 -> Ubuntu 14 - Folder Sharing

NOOB LINUX user here... Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on a Intel NUC. Everything configured and working. I have a 4TB EXT USB 3.0 drive that I want to use as my HTPC data drive. Installed SAMBA ...
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Change visibility of files for non-root users

I have a file that is only visible in root mode. I want to make it visible for non-root users. I added permissions such that the maximum of person can read, write and execute it (even if only read ...
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Auto mounting `NTFS` partition at startup not all options work

I am mounting a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit system partition on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installation in order to be able to share data between the two OSs. The problem is that although I ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...
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How to edit a file which is outside my own user folder with a Chrome(ium) app?

I'm using the LXDE desktop environment (trusty 14.04), the Chromium browser and the Text editor app. The problem When I edit a file under my username (/home/henrywright) everything works fine, but ...
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Permission denied apache even after chmod

I am trying to setup my LAMP server on ubuntu when i am about to change mod chmod of the files in the /var/www directory but when i try : sudo chmod 0644 www/* -R and sudo chmod 0644 www -R ...
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Setting files and directories to match umask setting recursively

Is there a way to go into my home directory and recursively set files and directories to match my umask setting? The issue is, way back when I started using linux, I didn't understand permissions. In ...
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user password recovery fails [duplicate]

I dont know my user password and have tried many suggestions to add user ,change password etc without avail,ls home produces no such file or something ,although I can open Home on the desktop.Can I ...
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permiss in Apache2 Ubuntu

Please help me for permiss in Ubuntu. I setup Apache2 on Ubuntu 14.04 and I was config documentRoot to /mnt/Data/public_html I was changed owner: sudo chown -R user_name:www-data ...
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Why elFinder file manager can't save edited file, or delete a file or even create archive as it is supposed to do?

I'm using apache on kubuntu, i wished to use a web file manager like famous cpanel on internet does, so i installed elFinder 2.0 into var/www/html/ The elFinder is shown on my firefox webbrowser, but ...
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`sudo chmod +x *` caused me cannot open anything

Today I used sudo chmod +x * -R in my $HOME folder, actually I didn't want to use it in $HOME folder, it was an accident. Afterthat I tried to use sudo chmod -x * to fix it. But now, I couldn't open ...
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Why Can't I View Files In FTP Server

Why can't I view files in my FTP server? I have tried FileZilla: Status: Connecting to 192.168.1.123:21... Status: Connection established, waiting for welcome message... Response: 220 I'm Not Home ...
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Ubuntu NFS - /var/nfs requires sudo

So I have setup a NFS client and server both running on Ubuntu server. The server is 14.04 and the client is 14.10. Not that it is related, but these are virtual servers on digitalocean. I have ...
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Not able to create user on Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit)

I'm sorry this post is so long, but I wanted to make sure that all the stuff that might be relevant was readily available. I've been trying to create a new user account on my laptop, and, even though ...
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How to change the permissions of the sound devices so only audio users can read and write

Summary: I want to know how to change the permissions of my sound devices so that only my user can read and write to them. I thought this could be accomplished by chmod 0660 /dev/dsp* but /dev/dsp* ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 confusion about permissions and network sharing?

Thanks for reading, I'll try to explain what I am trying to achieve, what I have achieved, and what is confusing me! I have all my media stored on my desktop, on which I have just installed Ubuntu. I ...
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Home directory permissions preventing ssh key authentication on Ubuntu Server 14.10

I have ubuntu server 14.10 with an SSH server on it, and have password authentication working fine from my System76 darter laptop running Debian Sid. I want to switch to rsa-key authentication. On ...
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Chown-ed windows partition

I need some help, if you could have a look. I have a laptop dualbooting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. I was trying to share some files on my home network, both from my external hard drive, and from ...
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ubuntu 12.04 booting freezing on “Booting system without full network configuration…”

I have Asus laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 on it, the problem start after I change the permission of /etc which result that I can't execute the sudo commands when I tried to change the permission I got this ...
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incron tab won't fire

I'm trying to get incrontab running, but it won't work. This is the error I get: access denied on ~/propt/apo/feeds - events will be discarded silently and this is the line in incrontab I want to ...
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Making an application only visible to a certain user

I am new to Ubuntu and have recently installed applications through software center. These applications are visible and usable to all users, but I only want them visible and usable to me. How can I ...
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How can I copy files from my external drive onto one of my partitions?

I would like to mention that I am completely new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I wanted to reinstall window 7 on my laptop but someone suggested Ubuntu since it's free, faster and safer. I let ...
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Allow users to set higher (lower?) nice levels

I want to allow users to set a nicelevel lower than 0 (and any nice level really) in my system. I'm testing by logging in again as a user of the affected user group after I set the change and trying: ...
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Why I cannot create a folder inside wherever I want

I am the administrator of my computer. I have created my first account as ilhan. However when I go to /var/www/ it says that the owner is root etc. And I cannot create a user there. What should I do ...
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File permission problems with vsftpd and filezilla

I am having the same difficulty as others have had with vsftpd. I have read the posts but cant figure out how to fix this. When I use Filezilla to upload a file to an ubuntu server, I get: Response: ...
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403 Forbidden Error after changing LAMP Apache root/ www directory

I installed and set up all the LAMP services, and got it working from the www folder, thing it though I need it to point to a folder in my Dropbox (on the same partition) I modified the ...
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Will creating a directory inside a system directory with 777 permission cause security vulnerability?

Can creating directories with 777 permission inside system directories cause any security weakness? For example, say I open a directory called Custom inside /usr/share/backgrounds/ and give it 777 ...
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Permissions on a messed up OS X hard drive

I'm trying to help a mate recover some files from a failed hard drive from his Macbook Pro. This drive is only recognized using Ubuntu/Linux. I can go to his user folder open that but when I click on ...
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Ubuntu File Sharing via Samba: cannot add files to share folder: claims permission denied. Any suggestions? [duplicate]

I am a newbie to Ubuntu. Apologies if this has been asked before: I did try to do some research, and between many websites and trying to find it on here, I haven't had much luck. I'm sorry if I ...
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I couldn't modify a folder in the computers section?

The name of the file /usr/share/themes I can copy, but couldn't cut or paste. Please provide instruction how I can change the permissions of this folder.
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“Permission denied” when download from script(ruby) file [duplicate]

I want to download a project's dependencies from a script file in tutorial said: run this comment to download ./download-dependencies core my way was like this: $ cd Documents/ImageProccesing/ $ ...