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

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permission error when installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I wanted to install the Microsoft fonts on 16.04 and ran the command below, but there are many errors (or only warnings?) about that the user _apt has no permissions on the downloaded .exe files. ...
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Minecraft server on Ubuntu 16 not saving worlds on shutdown

My kids and I are trying to determine the issue with Minecraft server not saving worlds on reboot. If we log off and log back in, any progress is still present, but if I reboot the machine, the world ...
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Transmission gives Permission denied Error

I updated my home ubuntu server with a lot of updates (I think it was quite 1 year I didn't update anything). After this Transmission setting file /var/lib/transmission-daemon/info/settings.json ...
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Linux ACL setted folder deleted from Windows machine but not actually

I have setted ACL on my Linux server's share folder Share name is: account In account share company1 folder is present I have two user: lokesh, kamal I have given rwx permission to lokesh and rx ...
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Transmission 2.92 - Permission denied moving/erasing completed downloads [closed]

Dears, I installed Transmission 2.92 a few days ago on my Netgear Stora NAS. It works, there's just one issue. Whenever a download is completed and removed it is not possible to move or delete ...
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Woops. I did “chmod 777 /” [duplicate]

I was in a rush and accidently did "sudo chmod -R 777/". As you can imagine, everything is broken. I can't access sudo either. Is there a solution to this, or will I have to do a clean install?
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How to see permisisons basing on user, not files/folders

I have samba share setup and permissions to files and folders are given through setfacl then a copy of the whole command setfacl -m user:*username*:rwx /mnt/working/*MainFolder*/Engineering ...
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Editing /etc/sudoers to allow Winbind Group members to Only sudo to 1 Local User

I have multiple Ubuntu Linux hosts that need to connect to Active Directory for user management (unfortunately an actual LDAP server was not an option here...) and have configured Winbind to handle ...
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How to transfer all my files to another user, including permissions

I have to create another user and transfer all my files to "him". The problem on Linux is that the new user will not be able to access them/edit them. Is there a fast command to transfer all files AND ...
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Why git clone command isn't working?

I'm new to github and was trying out the git clone command, and when I try to run it , it gives me an error saying Cloning into 'rugged'... Warning: Permanently added the RSA host key for IP address ...
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Making an older iomega portable HD work on a Linux desktop

A long time ago, I bought an iomega portable hard disk to use with a Acer Aspire 1 running a linpus lite OS. It didn't work but a nice man at John Lewis Tech help talked me through how to get it ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 freezing upon login

I have just recently updated the permissions (allowing Plex media server complete access) to my Videos, Music, and Pictures folder in my home directory. Before that, I had (attempted to) updated the ...
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Vsftpd - different r/w permissions to one folder for different group of virtual users

I have configured Vsftpd on Ubuntu 16.04. Everything works fine, but I need one more thing. Let's say I have: folder /var/www/folder1/uploads Virtual users: admin1, admin2, admin3, customer I use ...
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External drive mounts only as root

I'm having trouble with a USB drive. It used to automount just fine but for some reason those good old days are over. Not only does it not automount but mounting it as a regular user from Nautilus or ...
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Bleachbit error messages

When I run Bleachbit Root through the terminal there is a message telling me that I do not have Administrative privileges, although I installed Bleachbit Root as Administrator. It does work and I can ...
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Why does sudo require a password the second time in a bash script every time? [duplicate]

I have a simple very tiny web app, and wanted to make my life a bit easier by having a very simplistic deployment script, that does the following: Pull updates from git Run composer Change owner of ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server as file server for small business using samba? is it legal

We are implementing a new business and looking forward for a free file sharing server and thought giving samba server through Ubuntu for files and folder restriction/access permissions. should be able ...
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I chowned another drive folder but now nothing shows up

I was having some permission issues with the symbolic links in my /media/user_name folder so I decided to chown all my drives in it. The only problem is that when I go into the symbolic links, nothing ...
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Can't find files deleted from /var/www/

I was working on some files located inside my Apache's /var/www/html/ and accidentally deleted them. I did this via right-click "Move to Trash". However, looking at my trash folder, they aren't ...
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Writting files in the folder /var/www/html from PHP of Apache server

I have apache running on Ubuntu and I'm trying to write (copy an image) that is upload in the following folder: /var/www/html/images I'm trying to write it from HTML/PHP as per the following code ...
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Software package fails installing because of permissions

I'm busy installing WS02 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server edition, right now I am facing some problems regarding permissions I guess below is my terminal log. I checked the directory with $JAVA_HOME and ...
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How to make a device have read/write permissins when pluged?

I have a home-made device and I wrote a program for data acquisition from it. But each time I plug-in the device I have to change the permissions for /dev/ttyACM0, so that the port can be used for ...
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NFS: mount.nfs: Access denied y server

Hey I have 2 vms both on diffrent subnets on my hypervisor and I have installed nfs on hypervisor and trying to mount directories in vms as /export ...
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Ubuntu can not access other ubuntu hdd which is external

I had 14.04 ubuntu and my laptop crashed. I need to save data from there. So i created a ubuntu 14.04 live usb and put in into my desktop and boot from it. I can see my hdd now (i connected via usb ...
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Permissions problems with /var/www/html and my own home directory for a website document root

I'm trying to not give 777 permission in my /var/www/html folder, but I want to edit my files without sudo. So I though in create a symlink of a folder in my home directory within /var/www/html. I ...
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Simple Samba File Share

I'm trying to setup a simple ubuntu (14.04 lts) file server to allow win xp and osx machines on the network to have read write permissions to the share without having to authenticate with a password. ...
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cifs, smb - Can't mount (permission denied) or navigate shared folder

I've recently bumped into this problem. I usually navigate through a local network shared folder from a Linux machine via smb (i.e. from file manger using smb: ). Now whenever I try to access the ...
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Cannot save files even though logged on as Administrator account

I've logged on as an administrator user but I can't even save files using my IDE. Error mesage: "Could not save project: java.io.FileNotFoundException: ...
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VSFTPD Virtual Users

I have created a web site on my ubuntu computer. I now need to be able to give 1 external user (no access to the computer itself, but FTP access) so that they are able to ftp files in and out of the ...
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Ubuntu web browser does not start after upgrade to 16.04

I have recently updated my Ubuntu installation from 15.10 to 16.04. After it the Ubuntu web browser app does not start. Here is the console log: (webbrowser-app:7778): dconf-CRITICAL **: unable to ...
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Why is /usr/local/ owned by root?

I am wondering why directories such as /usr and /usr/local/ are owned and created by root. Usually I am logged in as a normal user and I want to store programs that I personally use in these dirs. For ...
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can't login as mysql user root from normal user account in ubuntu 16.04

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 along with packages php, mariadb, nginx. I ran mysql_secure_installation and changed root password. Now when I try to login to mysql using mysql account root while logged ...
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How to login with root user? [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a login in my Ubuntu, but I can't: I read Q&A about enabling root user, but how I can do it without a sudoer user? How can I add a sudoer user without having root access? I ...
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How to check for executable files in a given directory and its sub-directories?

I understand that it is a bad practice to keep files owned by oneself in one's home area which are executable, so I am in need of a script/tool which checks recursively through a given directory (in ...
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Apache2 All catalogs without index.html or php are forbidden

All catalogs that havent index.html, or .php are forbidden. I can't access it by server (for example I can't use css in folder css). My apache2.conf <Directory /> #Options Indexes ...
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start screen programm with crontab @reboot

I try to start a start.sh at reboot with crontab. But nothing happens afer a reboot, and the log is without an error. Does someone know what i've done wrong? For testing i gave the start.sh and ...
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Permissions error when sudo-ing

I'm following a simple installation guide and I have a noob question. The software I'm installing is Movim (the guide: https://github.com/movim/movim/wiki/Install-Movim) The 'Downloading' part of the ...
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How i can do for know what i have to do i this type of cases: root? [duplicate]

I receive that message when I want install or try to don know that was installed, after it's here : apt-get install linux-generic -(the error)- E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open ...
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apt-get install r-base Gives 403 Forbidden Error

I am trying to install r-base in my just installed Ubuntu 14.04 system. However, I get the following error (only last few lines of output is shown here): 0 upgraded, 70 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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Can't access Windows Partition anymore - No permissions

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongsite Windows 10. I was able to access Windows partition without any problems since today, after rebooting my compyter I can't access it anymore. A pop-up shows up ...
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Permission denied by some commands but not others [duplicate]

I am writing a script that will install Eclipse STS and create a .destop file so that it shows up in Gnome dash. This might not be the best way to make a .desktop file but when I run it I get a ...
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All folders are getting created in home directory [duplicate]

I am having a unique problem. I changed my directory to Desktop using cd Desktop and then on using ls it lists a couple of pdfs present in the desktop. However, I could not create any directory in ...
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Fix permissions after upgrade to 16.04

I updated a server from 14.04 to 16.04. Now apt-get update does not work anymore. I get the following errors: 0% [2 InRelease gpgv 11.5 kB] [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.91.26)] dpkg: ...
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I run the chmod command on /. Folder and my laptop hang

I run the followimg command on my and laptop hang. then i turn the power off and start it again since then it is saying run in low graphics mode bt its not working ayush@inspiron# chmod -x /. so ...
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bindfs with filesystem ACL support?

I have been using the ServerPilot service to provision a Vagrant box (14.04 LTS) for local development. NFS is the fastest option when setting up a synced folder between the host and guest VM but this ...
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How to Share existing ntfs partition to windows network with specific users

Im a newbie in Ubuntu so I need all the help I can get. Here's my situation: I have an hdd with 2 NTFS partitions: 1. Windows System & 2. Data What I would like to accomplish is to put this hdd ...
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How do I setup Homeshares that ask for the password that uses pam authentication?

How do I setup shares that lists the users under homes for the home directory share and when clicking on the username it requests the password from the pam authentication module? This will happen when ...
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How to disable password prompt in Settings GUI [duplicate]

So before you give me an education in proper Linux security, let me just say: I know. I know I know I know. I'm doing this for an employer who has looked at all of those arguments and thrown them ...
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Do files/directories belong to a user AND a group?

I'm trying to understand how file permissions work in Ubuntu. However, I can't understand the difference between user and group permissions. In here it says: Owner permissions − The owner's ...
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How can I stop the 'rename' dialog box from showing

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04, a dialog box appears every now and then, when renaming files. The text in the dialog box is: renaming "file1" to "file2". You can stop this operation by ...