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

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How to configure Apache2 to allow it to read directories from other media

I'm migrating from Windows and I have some projects from there on another hard drive. And I'd like to run Apache on Ubuntu and let it run sites from Windows HDD. I tried to configure apache2.conf but ...
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403 Error on Apache/2.4.7 Ubuntu 14.04

When accessing my site with HTTP (Port 80) it works just fine. However, I'm currently receiving the following error when trying to access my site via HTTPS on Apache 2.4.7 / Ubuntu 14.04(Port 443). ...
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Give a user read access to a directory without making them owner

I want to give user testuser read access to /Media/Test without making them the owner of the directory, nor giving access to everyone. How would I go about this? I want to do this because I'm ...
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Windows File Permissions

I just faced a weird issue where my windows laptop hard drive encountered an I/O error. The C:/ partition became entirely inaccessible via any Windows based machine, the D:/ partition however was ...
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How to create Virtual Hosts within a NAS directory

When I try to set up a virtual host I need to change my permissions for the root directory like this: sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /NAS/directory sudo chmod 755 /NAS/directory But whenever I do ...
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Nautilus crashes when setting & changing permission on file properties as root 14.10

I'm a newbie on ubuntu and I don't know what happened on my os ubuntu 14.10 bc the nautilus file manager always closed when I try to change permission on file properties. I ran it as root in terminal. ...
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Why do liinux instructions almost never include sudo even when it is obviously necessary? [closed]

Why do Linux instructions almost never include sudo even when it is obviously necessary? You see it a lot, for example, you will see something like: "Edit /etc/hosts by doing $nano /etc/hosts and ...
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Ubuntu error permission denied

I am trying to install ubuntu on an external hard drive but everytime i try i get this popub that says permission denied check log file.The log file is wubi-14.04-rev286.log.I have tried everything i ...
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Can't change drive permission

I am new to Ubuntu I installed steam in this and I want to install DotA2 but I don't want to install in my 20 GB partition instead I want to install in my remaining 480 GB partition. The problem is ...
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Xampp htdocs folder , sub folders and all files permiossion

I am not familiar with Ubuntu , i copied my project folder in htdocs but when i open my project in browser it loads but styling files (css files) doesn't loads . Its permission problem . I have done a ...
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Make 755 permission as default to new file

I using a cloud server to host my websites, and i still have problem with my file permissions. Even creating a new user, making it owner and setting the 755 folder permission, when i create new files ...
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Is there a way to log rejected file access attempts in the Linux file system?

It often happens when you install a new program or when you just configure something, that you hit issues with the file system permissions because you don't have the folder/file permissions set ...
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How to allow software access to any USB devices?

I have a libusb-based program that can't open USB devices on a freshly installed Ubuntu because it lacks permissions. This solution will probably work for me, but it requires manually specifying ...
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How can I elevate my app privileges programmatically?

My application needs to sometime write a file that needs elevated privileges. It seems that Polkit is the way to go and Gtk.LockButton provides an easy way to handle the UI part. I know how to use ...
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How to write a policykit/polkit permission file to programmatically have access to a file in /usr/share

I'm writing an application that needs to read and write an existing file in /usr/share... If I understood well I need to use Polkit/PolicyKit to ask the system for a permission and ask the user to do ...
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How to change a read-only file System

My roommates 2011 Macbook Pro died today. I made a flashbootable version of ubuntu and booted from it on his mac. I can move around his drive's directories, and while trying to solve this problem I ...
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How can DejaDup backup folders requiring root permissions?

I'm using etckeeper to manage /etc and Deja-Dup for /home. I wanted to back up /etc/.git/ as well, using Deja-Dup, but this folder has owner:group set to root:root. Obviously, running Deja-Dup as my ...
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Running etherpad as a service on raspberry pi [Fail]

I am setting up etherpad-lite on my raspberry pi ubuntu 14.04 server. I got stuck trying to make etherpad-lite run as a service, following these instructions (I've also checked several others but that ...
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Ubuntu Server is resetting folder permissions for .ssh on reboot

Every time I power cycle the machine the .ssh folder permissions are reset and become too open for ssh. I need to physically go to the machine and chmod 0700 ~/.ssh before I can ssh in (otherwise ...
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MRBS Installation

I am trying to install MRBS on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine using these instructions I have reached step three, which is to create my data base. The instructions say the following: Open a terminal ...
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I'm getting confused trying to use fstab

I have been using i3 recently and it doesn't auto mount things. So I mounted a USB drive myself using sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/external When I copy files onto the USB drive there they are all ...
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Every new compiled file has not the permission to be executed [duplicate]

As in the title stated, every time a compile a c++ file with g++ program.cpp -o program, I have to change the permissions for it to be executed. Two questions: How do I change the permissions? ...
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Setting permissions in ubuntu to prevent access

I have a doubt regarding ubuntu permissions. I am embedding a flash file test.swf inside another php file say test.php and uploaded to my server(www.example.com/test.html) I need to protect test.swf ...
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How do I give Kazam permission to access .config/pulse//daemon.conf

I tried opening Kazam with the terminal and got this: W: [pulseaudio] core-util.c: Failed to open configuration file '/home/advanced/.config/pulse//daemon.conf': Permission denied W: [pulseaudio] ...
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chroot one 'rw' and one 'r' to /var/www

I chroot-ed my two users, but their modifiable directory is linked to /var/www, so I can only get both users to be read-only or read-write, but I want the first user to be read only and the other to ...
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Is there a way to backup and restore basic file / folder permissions on Ubuntu the way that there is using icacls in Windows?

In Windows you can do this (backup and restore basic file permissions) can this be done in Linux? And to clarify, by basic file permissions I don't mean ACLs in Linux, I mean the default permissions ...
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Is there a way to backup and restore ACL file and folder permissions on Ubuntu the way that there is using icacls in Windows?

In Windows you can do this (backup and restore ACL permissions) can you do this in Ubuntu? And to clarify, I mean ACLs in Linux, I do not mean the default permissions modified with chmod / chown. ...
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LUKS encrypted file & access permissions

I have a storage file accessed over Internet, mounted like a normal loop though sshfs. On the computer the file was created (MAC with Virtualbox w/ Trusty) I can access it and its content w/o any ...
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Change permissions inside USB drive to execute shell script

I have read multiple other answers on here to no avail. Clearly chmod and chown are not applicable here. Here's the problem: I have a USB drive for school in which I have a folder for my programming ...
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how to delete a primary group [duplicate]

Myself is Divya.. i am new to Linux/Unix.. i have a question on user and group management.. I read that for deleting a group a group must be empty.. I want to delete a primary group without deleting ...
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Shared Anaconda python install on secure internal servers

I work on a small team that does a lot of work based around the Anaconda distribution of Python. We have a few internal "sandbox" Ubuntu 14.04 servers, for running heavy analytic tasks, etc. Instead ...
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Permission Denied when launching Matlab

I am new to Ubuntu. When trying to open Matlab I get a Permission Denied response. How can I fix this? 1cqxdz1:~> /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013b/bin /usr/local/MATLAB/R2013b/bin: Permission denied.
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How do I automate permissions to the files in the shared folder to be accessible by both the host MacOS and the guest Ubuntu through VirtualBox?

I was working towards getting Ubuntu 14.04 set up in a VirtualBox, and I have achieved that. I also have it at the stage where it's mounting my shared folder automatically. The only remaining problem ...
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Cant ssh a virtualbox instance - Permission denied, please try again

Im using ubuntu and Im trying to create a ssh connection between my ubuntu desktop and virtualbox ubuntu instance. I have my ubuntu virtualbox instante configured with bridge, and in my ubuntu ...
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How to enable folder creation on samba-connected external USB HDD

I have an external USB drive connected to my router. The router offers a samba service with the following details: Status: Mounted File System: FAT32 Path: /mnt/usb1_1 Host Name: smbshare WorkGroup: ...
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samba server using active directory logons

there is plenty of information on samba, and accessing the server just by the user name and smbpasswd you created on samba. However, lets say I have a samba server and I joined it to the windows ...
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No permission to copy files (live CD)

I'm trying to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu and a solution I have come accross requires me to do some copying and pasting to get grub to appear. (My problem is that grub never shows up). Here are ...
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(Solved) www-data user cannot access the files created by dumpcap application in ubuntu

I am trying to access a file created by dumpcap application in ubuntu via Apache server. But it shows an error that 'Permission denied'. After checking I found that the files are creating by the ...
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CRON doesn't run tasks because “/bin/bash: /var/log/cron.log: Permission denied”

I have the following CRON task: MAILTO="my@email.com" # Begin Whenever generated tasks for: projectname 30 4 * * * /bin/bash -l -c 'cd /home/deployer/apps/project_production/releases/20150305135322 ...
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Permission Denied: search permissions are missing on a component

/var/log/apache2/error.log: [Fri Mar 06 10:13:27.939634 2015] [core:error] [pid 12825] (13)Permission denied: [client 114.76.171.198:33989] AH00035: access to /servers/get denied (filesystem path ...
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I have absolutely no access to any of my files

I had to reinstall Ubuntu due to an issue with the menus and after installing it and updating everything I have absolutely no access to anything even though I am the administrator account.
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files & directories are not share on server with 777 permission using sshfs

I am successfully mount the remote directories on my local directories, I have to created folder and files with 777 permission so others can able to access this files so that's why I used umask=000 ...
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Smart HTTP git backend with apache2

I'm trying to use the smart HTTP functionality of git on my Ubuntu Server. I've read the documentation for both smart HTTP and git-http-backend, as well as the documentation for apache; but for the ...
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Run cronjobs as root while Apache is running as a non-root user

im building a simple Web Application which runs on a tiny device (Odroid C1 with Ubuntu Server 14.04).. the web application will use php.. my problem is that i want to create a "Settings" page where ...
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Is it possible to get any folder created within a directory is being created with 777 permission? [duplicate]

I have one requirement in which when I create a directory I want to create it with 777 permission. I did all stuff but not able to do this, anybody knows how to do this? Then please share. Suppose I ...
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No write permission in /usr/bin folder

Linux newbie here.This might be a little redundant but I didn't get a satisfying answer, so posting it again. The issue is with permissions in the /usr/bin folder. I need to install eclipse, and one ...
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Enable php pcntl: Cannot Create Regular File

I am trying to enable/install pcntl and I get the following error after running make: cp: cannot create regular file `/usr/lib/php5/20100525/#INST@24959#': Permission denied I am sure it is a ...
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Not owner and too little free space problem

I am new to Ubuntu. I have just installed it on my computer and it says that I'm not the owner though there is only one account besides guest. Also, I previously used Windows 8 and deleted it and ...
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Can't use Brother MFC-J625DW scanner as normal user

I have installed Brothers Linux drivers from their website and the printer function seems to work but the scanner function will not. Running Simple Scan I get the error: Unable to connect to scanner. ...
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What be the default permissions of mysql directories in ubuntu

default permission of /etc/mysql /etc/phpmyadmin /var/lib/mysql /var/lib/phpmyadmin