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

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How to prevent break of NFS connection?

First of all I am new in this forum and not a native English speaker. Out of this any help and patience would be appreciated ;-) I have an Ubuntu server and a Linux Mint client. For Backup reasons ...
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FTP Issues with 553 error: 14.04 on AWS running ISPConfig3

I have installed ISPConfig3 on an AWS server, using a 'Perfect Server' tutorial from HowToForge, and all seems well until I try and create a website. The server works, and a default config exists, but ...
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Can't update Rubymine due to permission issue

I'm trying to update Rubymine to 8.0.4. The UPDATE button was not active due to a permission issue, and I got this alert: RubyMine does not have write access to /opt/Rubymine. Please run it by ...
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Automount Removable NTFS Partition with Permissions

I have a USB drive with an NTFS partition. When I plug the drive in, it will be automatically mounted in /media/user/ (this is Ubuntu 14.04). I would like to use POSIX permissions so that I could ...
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PyCharm's Problem with shared folder of VirtualBox

I have installed Ubuntu in the VirtualBox on Windows 7 host then I shared a folder from windows host to Linux in the VirtualBox and add my login user to vboxsf group. Now I can compile latex files ...
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mkyaffs2image error in Ubuntu terminal

What is the use of "mkyaffs2image" in the following command in Ubuntu terminal? How to solve the error given below. sudo chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/mkyaffs2image /usr/local/bin/mkimage mkimage file ...
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Default permission of `/var/www` folder in Ubuntu

I have just hosted my website on Ubuntu Server. It is working fine, but all files are publicly accessible. like hitting url mywebsite.com/uploads/ giving the list of all files. mywebsite.com/...
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How to fix permission changes automatically?

~$ sudo chmod 777 . [sudo] password for aswin: chmod: changing permissions of '.': Read-only file system ~$ I tried to change the permission in the Terminal but it always says chmod: changing ...
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Unable to connect to WSGI daemon process

First of all, this is not a duplicate. I've tried all other related questions and Googled for ours without any clue on how to solve my specific issue. I recently followed a nice guide on how to set ...
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Display all the files with read and write permissions and display result in file

Display all the files with read and write permissions and display result in file can any body help me in that its easy but i am little bit confused so please help on this
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I can't download anything on 16.04 LTS

When I try to download anything at all through the terminal on 16.04, it doesn't finish something as I do this command: sudo apt-get install kdenlive. It then tells me Unmet Dependencies. Try 'apt-get ...
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MySQL does not accept password not lets me reset password by skip-grants-table, unable to login

I terminal I have typed: apt install mysql-server mysql-client It asked me for password and I gave it. Next I typed: mysql_secure_installation It prompted me for password. I am cent percent ...
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Where is the Samba configuration GUI in Ubuntu 16.04?

Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04, and Samba. I want to share a drive with Windows machines, with anonymous users. First thing I notice is the Samba configuration GUI (system-config-samba) is no ...
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Cannot see files in external hdd ubuntu 14.04

when i connected my Transcend hdd to system, an empty folder opens, its showing how much space is utilized, but cannot see any files inside it. here is the attached screen shot and when i entered ...
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Sudo is not asking for password on Ubuntu 16.04

Ever since I update to 16.04 I notice whenever I use any sudo command the terminal does not ask me the password before executing the command,The command is directly executed.I am the admin and I have ...
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PermissionError: [Errno 13] in python .webassets-cache

So I got a 500 error after trying out a flask_assets Bundle. I have it working on my local machine, made to use Pyscss. But once I deployed I checked the error.log and saw that I had a PermissionError:...
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New hard drive is read-only and root-only access, how can I get full access to it?

I'm very new to this and I've been at trying to fix this problem for about two hours to no avail. I just finished getting my new computer put together and installed a new 2TB Seagate hard drive as a ...
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creating postfix email user without shell access

I have currently setup Postfix mail server for my company, but there is a bit of problem, the users I have defined for mail server MUST have shell access to server otherwise Postfix won't recognise it ...
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Firefox can't display math in wikipedia.org

When I try to open a wikipedia page with equations I see just blank space in their place: Although I can see png and image files in other wiki pages. I checked permissions in Tool > Page Info and ...
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User permission for filezilla to download file from remote server

The file in remote server will not download through filezilla when I run filezilla in the normal way (clicking its icon to open the program). I have to input sudo filezilla in console, then the file ...
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sudo not working at all

this is the error message i get: ubuntu@tegra-ubuntu:/$ sudo apt-get update sudo: unable to stat /etc/sudoers: No such file or directory sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting sudo: unable to ...
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Where to find active gprs provider as non-root user?

On my Aquaris E4.5 I have a working solution (shell & perl scripts) to monitor my mobile data usage. Unfortunately it relies on a cron job for which I had to remount rw and that job needs to run ...
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How do I access my home folder in a separate partition that has been mounted on a new version of Ubuntu

I ran into problems when I was using Ubuntu 14.04 my log in screen was looping and I checked on-line and saw a solution that told me to try chown -R $USER:$USER sudo so apparently I recurrently ...
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Ubuntu “guest-session” LAN issues (Kodi)

Hello ppl of Ubuntu ask: i was preparing my "pilot machine" for my students lab with a gamma services mounted in local servers, i set up the service they worked good until i transformed the ...
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permission denied target 'xyz' is not a directory [closed]

Please help with this question : Create a new user called hos with password 123. In the home directory of this user, create a file called xyz, containing a list of all files and directories from /etc ...
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Apache Installation Validation

I install apache for web server by following method and this Question is for Validate my installation sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-fastcgi php5-fpm apache2-mpm-event ...
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Fixing smb login, disk permissions, and remote access

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to replace my hackintosh setup because my ZFS drive had slow connections. Since switching over, data seems to be transferring much smoother so I'm very happy. However,...
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CIFS Network Share / GUI File Manager Permissions

I have followed the instructions located at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountWindowsSharesPermanently To mount a Windows File Server Network Share The mount happens successfully and I am ...
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Gaining root privs within LiveCD, for drive mounted in /media/[user]?

So, here is my scenario, for a recent version of Lubuntu. (I've tried tapping Lubuntu forums for help, that was a no-go.) My hard drive is beginning to fail, according to the disk tool I load within ...
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Sudo: /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have setuid bit set [duplicate]

Help I'm stuck. My login page was looping I checked online came here and most solutions didn't work for instance I didn't have the .Xauthority file listed when I ran the command ls -lah, so I stumbled ...
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How to make a specific device have read/write permissions when pluged?

I have home made device that can be connected via USB port. When connected it gets ttyACM socket. So I have asked this question some time ago about how to set read/write permissions for device. ...
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Giving your self root acces on ftps [duplicate]

I now have an ubuntu server with a user called rvdutchman, I also have a LAMP server running on that server. with using apache2 the dir where you can put your website on is /var/www/html. So I login ...
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Unable to start mysql , if provided data directory exist on ntfs file stystem

sudo mysqld --debug 2016-06-06 11:02:35 0 [Warning] Using unique option prefix key_buffer instead of key_buffer_size is deprecated and will be removed in a future release. Please use the full name ...
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Non-jailed SSH user getting /bin/bash permission denied

I've set up a number of different users which each have their own jail directory. Inside this jailed directory they each have all the binaries and libraries they need copied over. SSH access is ...
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Permission denied when copying files from OSX backup disc

I have OSX backup disk which I want to backup. I get permission denied many times when trying to copy files graphically, from OSX system components. Not all files get permission denied. However, they ...
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Simple Samba Share - NO PASSWORD

Good night, What do I need: Simple samba config for file server without password and full read write for everyone. No security needed. History: I'm making a server to host files for my home. The ...
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Execution permission to all files created under a specific Directory by default [duplicate]

I would like yo know if there is any method to provide execution permission to all files created under a specific directory by default. i.e, If I create a file say foo.sh under a directory ...
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Rooting BQ Aquaris M10 tablet? [closed]

With Ubuntu, i think the root access is essential, just like ability to remove any "cloud" apps, like automatic update checks or stuff like crash reports etc. Should i buy this tablet if i need: ...
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Automatically start JetBrains softwares as root (via plank shortcuts) on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm very new to Linux environment, I came from Windows. I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my machine (an XPS 15 9550 with a dual boot - Win10), a plank and a theme (macbuntu, don't blame me :p). I'm ...
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Can't modify settings, can't change the background, all the icons docked on the launchpad disappear

I am suffering from a weird problem. I can't change my background or power settings, and every icon I dock onto the Launcher disappears after reboot. The launcher resets to the original after every ...
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Can't get correct permissions for /var/www/html/

I've read several threads here talking about this issue and tried all the solutions provided, none of them are working. Whenever I try composer install I get a bunch of errors saying cannot install [...
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Strange situation with linux file permissions [duplicate]

I have a file and can't delete it. File created by user www-data: -rw-rw-r-- 1 www-data www-data 17408 Jun 3 16:18 0.48257900 1464959885_555.png I am also trying to delete it by user lifesim: ...
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ubuntu 16.04 owner rights

I have a brand new installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on my HP stream 11-001nd. It's the only OS on installed without any partitions. Now I want to create /etc/pm/config.d/config. I clicked on the right ...
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Confuse on Apache: Need sudo each time [duplicate]

I am new LAMP builder and want to learn to use LAMP on Ubuntu. I have built LAMP on our Ubuntu server. I have the administrator authority password. However, after I built Apache, each time I edit/...
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Running a py script as www-data from a cronjob fails, but running as a command through terminal works

So, I have this script that needs to run every minute, so I set up a cronjob to run the script, lets say the command is: /var/www/script.py I use Webmin to setup the cronjob and set it to execute ...
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Why am I still unable to run a script on NTFS partitions after remount with suitable perssimions?

I use a mobile hard disk in ubuntu and I want to run scripts on the disk. At first, the permission is denied. Therefore, I followed the advices in this answer How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (...
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syslog shows 2 users and shows usb device when I didn't use one

So a lot of the syslog code history was deleted just before I was typing this up but here is some of it: SpiRegistry daemon is running with well-known name - org.ally.atspi.Registry Created slice ...
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For some reason, I can't modify contents in USB drives

For some reason, only root can modify the contents in USB drives (create folder/file, etc.), after running related commands.
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Transmission not working on UUID disk and proper permissions

I cannot get any downloads finished, when it gets about 5mb downloaded, i get the Permission Denied error transmission is running on debian-transmission This answer does NOT work for me Also, the ...
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How to change the priority of the process using command line [duplicate]

I got the following problem when I used this command : renice -19 1744