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

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how to install .sh file in ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

I downloaded Ubuntu Operating System Update(php,MySQL,C++) for Version 11.04, 32 bit from www.hsslive.in when i started to run update.sh file, but i got the text editor page. then i right click the ...
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why do some log directories need x permissions? [duplicate]

I have some log directories that were causing me problems when I did not have x permissions for their owner, why would writing a log file require x permissions?
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Wordpress wp-config.php installation error in Ubuntu

The following problem didn't happen to me in Win10 and from a quick search there isn't much data on this problem with Mac. Maybe someone encountered it and could detail solution: I am trying to ...
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Why I can't erase a hidden file with root privileges?

I downloaded a compressed file (rar) with two files inside: 1) A PDF standard file, and 2) A hidden file .fuse_hidden000004a90000000c (a dot, not extension, file name), which is the exact same PDF ...
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rails --v works for root user but not for other users

I just setup a rails environment following https://gorails.com/setup/ubuntu/14.04 and using the recommended option i.e. with rbenv. Though rails is installed and works properly but only for the root ...
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cant write ,delete,paste files,folders in my Mp4

I am having a problem with my Mp4. For some time it worked perfect I was pasting,coping files in and out,but now its like it became a read-only file system.and in the top of each folder 's icon it ...
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How can I limit or restrict access to an application?

My son received a new laptop this past christmas, primarily for usage at his new school... And now that he has his own laptop, he's stoked to have Steam installed. But the wife wants me to remove ...
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cifs share permissions

I am facing the problem with permission on cifs shares. I have a Lubuntu netbook, a Win7 notebook and a QNAP NAS. I mounted shares on the lubuntu netbook in the fstab: //192.168.2.49/nasdata ...
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Mumble can't read input devices

I'm a competitive player and I need mumble. When I installedmumble and used the Push to Talk feature, I can't seem to bind a key. After googling a bit, I found this site, which tells you to either run ...
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Ubuntu touch: Permission denied

I would like to run some custom ofono scripts on my Ubuntu touch phone: phablet@ubuntu-phablet:~$ ls -l /usr/share/ofono/scripts/send-ussd -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1161 sept. 28 09:27 ...
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Creating a shared folder between unprivileged users

This may be a repeat question, but I wasn't able to answer this specific question anywhere else. My school uses Ubuntu to run their server. My friends and I have accounts on the server, but aren't ...
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how to mount a NFs share on 14.04 from FreeNAs

Not sure how to formulate the question since i am quite a newbie but this is my problem and i can't seem to find a solution. I run a Linux-Ubuntu 14.04 on which I have installed Sonar. I want Sonar ...
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Owner status of directory reverting

I use Ubuntu 64 bit, version 14.04 LTS. I have 2 users on this machine, user1 and user2. Both users are part of the same group. I run a python script that logs something in a file, that is within a ...
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How to access all files in Home folder?

I am a Ubuntu user, recently I switched from Ubuntu 14.04(Unity one) to Ubuntu 14.04 (GNOME one). I have used Ubuntu 14.04 for around one year and never faced issues in creating, modifying and ...
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500 OOPS: vsftpd: refusing to run with writable root inside chroot()

I am fully aware this question was asked countless times, but no solution mentioned before worked for my case. My config: $ cat /etc/vsftpd-anon.conf listen=YES local_enable=NO anonymous_enable=YES ...
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How to find only 'permission granted' files

I'm trying to find files that I'm able to edit, I tried the commands below but still getting 'Permission denied' results. find -name "*.config" | grep -v "Permission denied" find -name "*.config" ...
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Help me win this war!

History: The map: I have a dual-booted laptop, Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 14.04. For Ubuntu, I have a separate partition, which stores my data. The enemy: sudo chown -R hadoopuser /, which literally ...
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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 ...