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

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Change permissions of a folder in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I created a shared folder in Ubuntu which is located in Virtualbox. When I open that folder I am getting this error line: You do not have the permissions necessary to view the contents of ...
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Projects in /var/www folder are not accessible? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and come from Ubuntu 13.04. First check locahost, It's work fine. PhpMyAdmin is also work fine. I look some related problem here. But some similarities with this answer and ...
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Create Jailed Users Using Programing Language

I want to create limited users in my system able to use only few commands. I read this question and jailkit is awesome and do what I want, except one thing creating the users dynamically (via ...
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Home folder not writeable

I have two users, and one of them can't write to his home directory (but the desktop directory?!) and Thunar displays a lock on the home folder. However, if I run ls -l in /home, I get drwxr-xr-x 28 ...
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how to change the permission of folder and all of its contents to drwxr-x---? [duplicate]

Hi i want to make the permission of all the files and folder comtained in a folder to drwxr-x---, so that the it can have excecutable permission also. The reason is that i unzipped ADT into an ntfs ...
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Prestashop “Recursive write permissions” error

Trying to install prestashop locally (LAMP), the following error list prevents installation from moving forward. Permissions on files and folders Recursive write permissions for www-data user on ...
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Update manager and apt-get are not able to finish updates due to “permission denied” errors in post install scripts

On my desktop Ubuntu 10.04 today some packages (ca-certificates, postgres, samba, ...) were updated automatically by the update-manager and something went wrong. The update finished with error ...
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How to configure tftpd-hpa to allow upload of new files?

I have a 52 u rack w/ multiple cisco switches and routers. I also have an ubuntu server w/ kvm installed. I created a vm w/ ubuntu 12.04 installed for use as a tftp server to transport images between ...
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How can I reinstall Ubuntu 13.10 over a full-disc encryption?

I have a full-disc encryption, but I need to decrypt my computer for several reasons. After looking around this site, I've found that it would be simplest to just reinstall Ubuntu, but I'm not sure ...
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Can browse Samba server but can't write to it

So I have a Ubuntu Server 12.04.4 running Samba on my network. I can browse and view the files on my server but I can't write to the server. Every time I try I get a prompt for my username and ...
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Files tranfered from ubuntu to an external NTFS hdd are UNREADABLE in Windows. Why?

Transfered files from Ubuntu-ext4 to NTFS HDD are UNREADABLE in Windows. I have transfered files from ext4 Ubuntu hdd[my notebook] to an external NTFS HDD used in windows[a workstation]. Before i ...
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Create a shared folder for group of users

I have created a group of users in my Ubuntu server system, so that each one of them can log in through an ssh connection with his username and password. Each user is "locked" in their home directory, ...
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Unable to change permissions on a mounted fs (from NAS)

Here is the problem : I mount a NAS directory via smb in /mnt using the following command : mount -t smbfs -o username=username,password=password //win-box/share /mnt/name-of-mountpoint Where : ...
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Lost the ability to tether my iPhone to my laptop [duplicate]

I recently upgraded the operating system on my iPhone 4s. When I did I lost the ability to tether my phone to my laptop. My laptop is an old Lenovo t61 that I keep in my car. It's a really rouged ...
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Is it possible to prevent user from open/save file dialog in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a number of kiosk computer implemented my company's application which use firefox as front end user interface. All the users have to do is just staying on firefox to do their job. However when ...
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Unable to create lock file when starting mongod via upstart

I'm trying to set up my mongodb upstart script to work as an arbiter, but I'm having permission problems when trying to create the lock file in the data directory: Tue Apr 1 17:11:01 [initandlisten] ...
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OEM Server www directory permissions

I am building a simple LAMP that records factory automation data and serves that info locally to tablets and PC's via wifi. I have it set to boot-up automatically when power is applied and log-in ...
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Read only filesystem problem

I created a folder and I did: chmod 777 anotherFolder/ I ran: sudo mount -o loop folder/isoImage.iso anotherFolder/ The permissions of anotherFolder/ changed to "Read Only" and I can not chmod ...
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New user only RWX one directory

So, I read this: Is it possible to create users that can only use one directory? I would like to make it where my newly created user "kevin" (to keep in theme with the referenced post) cannot RWX in ...
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“sudo mv /fromdir /todir” - not recognizing the fromdir location

I'm trying to get a small folder (/test) with a couple small text files to a folder that I don't have write permissions for. I'm the sole user on this account and I don't know why I wouldn't have ...
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How to change the destiny owner on a bind mounting point

sudo mount -o user=www-data,group=www-data --bind /home/chachan/workspace/ /var/www sudo mount -o owner=www-data,group=www-data --bind /home/chachan/workspace/ /var/www chachan@magento:~$ sshfs ...
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Starting X as a normal user

I am only able to launch startx as the root user, but I would like to run it as a normal user instead, because apparently xrdp won't let me open a remote session when X is running as root. Every time ...
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Deluge permission denied mounted drive

I've got deluge running on a VM with ubuntu server 12.04 LTS. I've set up NFS so the share /allspark/downloads is mounted under /media/vm-seedbox. I've set permissions to /media/vm-seedbox to be ...
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couldn't open output file: Read-only file system

I just installed Ubuntu. My problem is I am attempting to write a log file to home. I am using logcat from a python module called adb. When I attempt the terminal command adb logcat -f <path> I ...
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How can I list files that the current user can access?

For security auditing purposes I would like to go through my systems' users and make sure they don't have filesystem access to more than I'd prefer they did. I'd like something that outputs in the ls ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) when connecting to computers with LAN

I have two computers in my local network behind my belkin router in my home. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use secure copy to transfer a file from one computer to the other. Unfortunately, ...
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chmod directories and files in one command?

I have a directory "project" that contains a set of subdirectories and files. I want to give 777 permission to the directories and files from my 666 in the same directory with chmod command in my ...
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Permissions of an automount ntfs partition

Hi there I have an ntfs partition which is mounted automatically on ubuntu's startup. In qBittorrent I have the default download folder is that ntfs partition, but after I mount the partition ...
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Xubuntu: Apply permissions to enclosed files

I have to do a homework about Xubuntu and I'll talk about permissions at some point. My question: Why there is no "Apply permissions to enclosed files" field in Permissions ? I have to mention that ...
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Trouble using “apt-get update” [duplicate]

I am trying to use the command "apt-get update", but it gives me this error. It's not the only command that gives errors like these. apt-get update E: Could not open lock file ...
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/var/www permissions have been changed with chmod -R 777

How do I revert back to the original settings for this directory? If it is not possible to revert to original settings, will doing an upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu server 12.04 correct the ...
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user permission - looking for a workaround

I'm logged in as user 'ip'. I work on a local drupal installation. The entire directory belongs to 'www-data:www:data'. To avoid to work at the beginnig with sudo I added user 'ip' to the 'www-data' ...
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Samba permissions between 2 linux machines

Been pulling my hair out for days over this. I'm sure the problem lies not with the samba configuration itself, but permissions, and I'm at a loss to figure out what's wrong! Here's my samba share ...
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What Is The Difference Between “root”, “user”, “group”?

I am new in using UbuntuServer13.10 so during giving permission to a folder to open it on FileZilla on other PC, I got these words and now I want to know about the difference between; "root", "user", ...
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Root has taken rights

I installed root user of Ubunutu and it is working properly. But the only problem is when I come back to my main account, it says that I cannot unmount or mount any Drive as it's in root's ownership. ...
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How to create directory and change it's owner with the deb package

I need to create deb package that will create directory for logs. I want to create directory /var/logs/my_package and to change it's owner to my_user. In the docs there is information that I can ...
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LAMP 403 Forbidden after 13.10 upgrade

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04, my localhost started throwing 403 errors. The default DocumentRoot and Directories are both equal to one another, and the permissions on the default folder ...
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Can't get access to networkdrive mounted from fstab

Hope someone can help me a little. Setup: Ubuntu 13.10 server. Ubuntu 13.10 worksstation The server have some samba shares. Some er private, and others are shared between groups. The problem is the ...
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How to submit a feature request for chmod linux command

Note: I believe this question doesn't fit the SO guidelines for question types, but if you can, please move it to appropriate section of the SE network or please tell me where it would be appropriate ...
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How do I set group permissions on a shared folder?

I have created a folder called shared1 which I am going to share. After that, I have created a group named group. Currently no users are added into group group. I need to assign read and write ...
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Makefile compile

I have to compile ctorrent using makefile, but I always have the same error: make[1]: Entering directory `/home/g507565/Downloads/ctorrent-dnh3.3.2' test -z "/usr/local/bin" || mkdir -p -- ...
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Can't copy files from mac osx via afp due to locked volumes

I am trying to copy some files from my laptop (OSX) to a file share on my ubuntu server. I have connected to the server in finder and I am able to copy from it and execute, delete files on the share. ...
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user can't ftp to a directory but is part of the group that owns it

I have set www-data as the owner and group on my /var/www directory. The permissions on /var/www are 775, so the www-data group has write access. user1 is a member of the www-data group. vsftpd ...
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Only Administrator user can execute some commands

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS edition 32 bit and Now these days I am working on Ubuntu Customization. My customization OS having 2 users as follows: Administrator with full permission. Net ...
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How To Edit/Add/Delete/Rename Files/Folders In Ubuntu Server Using FileZilla?

I am using "UbuntuServer13.10" on my server and "Windows7-SP1" On my PC. Now I want to edit, add, delete, rename my files and folders in server using FTP. For this purpose, I installed "FileZilla ...
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Can't write to new ext4 partition

I installed ubuntu 12.04 in a small (40GB) partition created on the 1TB HDD of my Win 8.1 Dell Laptop, and now want to increase storage. I resized an existing Windows partition to free up 200 GB of ...
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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Samba shares with windows AD picking wrong username

I have a strange problem, which I have found no answers for on the web. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Samba 3.6. 3 (ntp krb5-user smbfs smbclient winbind) At first everything works fine, groups in AD ...
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Need permissions to install extensions inside the usr/share/inkscape folder. How can I do that?

I am trying to install an Inkscape extension and I should copy some files to /usr/share/inkscape/extensions It seems I don't have permission to do so, although I am the sole user of the PC (and ...
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Help needed in using Lexmark Pro705 with Ubuntu 13.10

From http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=driversdownloads&locale=EN&userlocale=EN I have downloaded 32 bit printer description and print utility for Lexmark Pro705 Ubuntu 12.04. These appear ...