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

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localhost/cgi-bin is not working

I an novice to run ubantu. In Ubuntu 12.10, localhost/cgi-bin/hello.py is working but localhost/cgi-bin is not working and it shows Forbidden error, you dont have permission to access /cgi-bin/ on ...
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Sudo error, setuid [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I run some command series on Terminal. But at one time I ran sudo chmod 777 /usr/bin/ -R And giving some permissions on this directory. After that, I'm continue my work, ...
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Subfolder share permission on create over vbox (ubuntu host and ubuntu guest)

first time using ask ubuntu but kind of experienced user over here. I have an Ubuntu 14.04 guest and Kubuntu 14.04 host using VirtualBox for some important testing, and am trying to use a shared ...
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Changed permissions, now gnome is acting unusual

I'm the kind of guy who likes to make things easy for himself, and I believe I went too far. There was a single directory right under the / directory, but I cannot recall which one at the time, and I ...
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Sudo is also user login password - why? how to change?

When installing Ubuntu I can create a user with an encrypted folder, what I always do. Now after the installation the login password for this user is also the sudo password. Is that how it should be? ...
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How do I get full permission to my files? [duplicate]

I have run into this problem too many times. Sometimes when I'm trying to run a command on the terminal it will say "Permission Denied." How can I get that permission??
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Virtual Host in XAMPP (help)

İ want to create the Virtual Host in XAMPP. Thus I googled for it. and I did the same changes in my config files like as Virtual Host in XAMPP. But when I went http://localhost2 it say's me: ...
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Samba wont let me write to some shares

I'm pretty new to ubuntu and am having some problems with samba. I am using XBMCbuntu and I have a few shares which I share with my family and some that I don't. You can see this in my config file. ...
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Menu's options of sublime text 3 not working in ubuntu 13.04?

As can be seen from the picture below many options in my sublime text is not working. I installed in from the offical sublime text site. It's the latest version 3. But when i use command Sudo subl it ...
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Auto entering root password

In Fedora 20, there's an option when enabled, the system enters the root password whenenver a window is opened asking for root password. Is there a way to add such functionality to Ubuntu?
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permissions denied even though I'm a system admin (and the only user of the system,) when trying to access and edit .desktop files? (14.04)

When I try to save the .desktop file (for Google chrome in this instance,) I revive a message that in short states I do not have the require permissions to do this. Is there any fix for the problem at ...
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Error/Bug: “The owner could not be changed” and nautilus crashed! [closed]

Consider I have directory (let named Mydir) of which owner is pandya ($USER = pandya). Now if I browse nautilus as root (sudo) and if I click on Permissions tab of property (Alt+Enter) then Nautilus ...
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FTP/SFTP not allowing any writing

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and vsftpd. In the past my account (not root) has had full access, more or less, to either FTP or SFTP to anything on my server and edit any file that my user account could ...
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Directory with readable and unreadable files

I am root. I want to make a directory, SuperSensitiveDirectory, private so that only root can even read the files inside it and its sub-directories. There are passwords in these files, and they should ...
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Non Sudoer Access to a Kernel Module

Is it possible to access a kernel module if a user is not sudoer? I am trying to access a KVM, which is kernel module, as non-sudoer but I am getting an error: Could not access KVM kernel module: ...
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Small Modification turned into a huge problem - I think my system has been hacked [closed]

I'll try to keep this brief, but I set the permissions for /usr/bin/ to -R using chown. I later read when I couldn't seem to log in as su that this may have compromised my complete system security. ...
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Allowing a group Read-Write Access to a directory

I have two users, user1 and user2, that are both members of groupA. user2 has a folder in their home directory called folderA. If they wish to allow read-write-execute permissions for all members of ...
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How create symbolik link /dev/usb/lp* and permission change to raw print? Xubuntu 14.04

i want use a symbolic link from usb printers but i can't write to this device: $ ls -l /dev/usb/lp* crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 0 jun 25 14:17 /dev/usb/lp0 crw-rw---- 1 root lp 180, 1 jun 25 14:17 ...
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Problem in permission to execure python code for Hadoop

I have installed hadoop-1.0.3 and executed an sample program wordcount successfully in my 14.04 following this link. I tried to write program in python by following here. I have copied the ...
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Samba and Groups

Ok I've been reading about Samba shares etc. for the past few days, I still cannot get it to work. I've gotten a public share and a private user share to work, but not a group share. [global] ...
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pure-ftpd set default uid and gid for nginx and fpm

I have web application on my Ubuntu 14.04, I installed pureftpd it runs fine. Normally I create ftpuser and ftpgroup, create a new user with pure-pw and it works fine. After ftp uploads are ...
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give specific user permission to write to a folder using +w notation

I know I can assign the permission to write to an owner\group\others like this: chmod u+w myfolder Can I specify the specific user here? Some like this: chmod username u+w myfolder
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Give permission to a specific group without owning it

I have created a group named newgroup. But I didn't add my user to this group. Now I want give the write permission to this group for a specific file named sample.txt. I can use chmod if I am 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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I can only execute calibre as root (with sudo). What should I do to be able to execute it without root privileges?

I have installed calibre, but now I can only execute it with sudo calibre What should I do to be able to execute it without root privileges, that is, without sudo? Another problem associated ...
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Opera 24 Developer for Linux will not launch

Today I downloaded the much anticipated, for me at least, Opera 24 for Linux. Very unfortunately I get an error and cannot launch Opera unless I do it as root. The following is returned unless I run ...
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why does MySQLWorkbench give access denied for the wrong user?

When I try to login with user root and port 3306 I get: Your connection attempt failed for user '' from your host to server at localhost:NULL: Access denied for user 'thufir'@'localhost' (using ...
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Unable to change permissions for group on USB drives

I have newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 for a media server. My problem is that I have all the media on external USB drives. The drives are write/readable by the user & Files explorer but Plex Media ...
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Ubuntu Server 14 no longer gives me write access

I set up ubuntu 14 server about 4 months ago, had it running as file server using samba, now i use windows 7 to access these files and only have one username and password for my share on the file ...
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File Permission In www/html Directory For Security

How can I give permission to directories and files in www/html for security. This files have an .js , .php , .sh extensions.They execute in www/html by apache's user(mine is www-data). When I give ...
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Cant mark minecaft as executeable in xubuntu 14.04

I cant mark minecraft as executeable, I try rightclicking minecraft and starting it up with java 7, but i need to mark it as executeable, If i go to "properties" and go to "Permissions" it does not ...
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MASCARADE_DES_RYTHMES permission

I got you do not have permission necessary to read contents of MASCARADE_DES_RYTHMES when I click on Cd/DVD driver on the Ubuntu files. I tried to mount CD/DVD ROM, but I tried to use wodim --devices ...
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Sending Email With PHP (SMTP) By Apache's User

I could send e-mail with php in ubuntu 12.04. The apache user (in ubuntu 12.04) didn' t make problem. But I can't send e-mail when I pass the ubuntu 14.04. The apache user(ın ubuntu 14.04) make ...
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Change ownership or permissions of external drive using username and password

There must be an answer to this, but I really could not find it anywhere. I have an external hard drive with data from an older computer, i.e. I have the old username and password, but these do not ...
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How to copy files to an external HDD from Ubuntu live session?

I have a 320 Gigs HDD with no partition and Ubuntu installed on it, but I can't see the display when it enters lock screen or the desktop. I tried running Ubuntu through a live USB Flash drive and it ...
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Permission Denied When Create New File

I could create file with php fopen(..) when I used the ubuntu 12.04. But now I can't create file with php, because I pass ubuntu 14.04. I can open existing file to read or to write. But I can't ...
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Moved installation to another partition, now some python apps don't work

I had to move the data from one small partition (sda6) to a bigger partition (sda3). I first back-up using tar with this command tar -cvpzf and extracted with tar -xvpzf. Both are formated with ext4 ...
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Ubuntu Username / Home Directory Changed - Now Files & Settings Are Gone

================================== UPDATE - 6/20 #tangodown I went ahead and executed 'cp -rfp /home/OLD /home/NEW' Now, I have some additional hidden folders in '/home/NEW', and it also has a new ...
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permissions for SugarCRM in /var/www/html/

I downloaded SugarCRM community edition, unzipped and moved it, with sudo, to /var/www/html/ but keep getting errors when navigating to http://dur.bounceme.net/sugar or localhost/sugar (I renamed the ...
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Ubuntu install fails due to no permissions for read/write access

So basically I'm trying to install Ubuntu to an External Drive, however, it doesn't let me partition the drive during install because I do not have read/write access. Personally, I would run the ...
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How to copy folders from a different account

I can no longer log into my account even having the correct password. I tried all the suggested advice on the site with no success. I also posted a question and am waiting for a reply. While I fix ...
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Lubuntu desktop not loading on admin user

My lubuntu crashed, and after reboot, when I log in on any of my administrator accounts, it would show the default wallpaper and the mouse pointer. Also, can't open the terminal or any other keyboard ...
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Question about permissions in Ubuntu

I am currently trying to download Linaro Lava onto my VirtualMachine. When I do this command I am getting a permission denied error: echo 'deb http://people.linaro.org/~neil.williams/ubuntu/ trusty ...
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set file permissions

I have a directory, where users can drop their plugins (for a game). The directory permissions work for adding these plugin files. But there is one Problem: When the plugin generates config files, ...
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Copy folders/files with permission denied error.. even with sudo nautilus

I am trying to graphically copy folders from ext4 partition to another ntfs one using nautilus on Gnome, Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome-fall-back . I get permission denied errors for some of the files while ...
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Floppy drive permissions

Why are floppy drive permissions assigned to my 3.5" 1.44 diskette drives in my Ubuntu 12.04.4 and 13.10 operating systems ? Same floppy drives on these dual boot Ubuntu/Windows machines do not have ...
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Ubuntu asks for permission to add a printer, but nothing works

I am trying to install my HP LaserJet Pro 400 color m451nw, got it all worked out using the hplip open-source program (hplip-3.14.6) until I get to the very end where I verify and setup the device and ...
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permission propagation when dumping text into file

If I do: sudo mysqldump --default-character-set=utf8 -u root -pwelcome1 mydb > dump.sql I get: -bash: dump.sql: Permission non accordée However if I sudo to su first, it works fine. It seems ...
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copy a file in computer folder

I try to load the dictionary es-ES.dic in the folder usr\share\myspell\dicts (needed for TEXMAKER) but I am not permited because I am not "owner" How can I solve this?
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Why do I need to have superuser permissions to mount share to local mount point?

Well, title says it all, but to be more clear: To mount a share in a local mount point I need to do something like sudo mount -t cifs //location/to-share /home/<user>/some/destination -o ...