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

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www-data vs <username>

I am really confused about ownership www-data vs [username] (ex: admin, mike). www folder owned by [username] same as any folder or file created, great. So why do I need to change owner to www-data? ...
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Just fails on chown command, anyway to fix? [duplicate]

Ubuntu Server 14.04LTS: {whit no root enable and passwd} i try to use chown www-data:www-data /somedirctory but fails on enter with sudo chown -R www-data:www-data / when i try to sudo command i ...
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Custom script not working as expected in ubuntu [duplicate]

I wrote a java application, want to register it as a service, so wrote a bash script in /etc/init.d/. Here is the script: #!/bin/sh # # chkconfig: 345 50 83 # ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Short ...
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Can't log in: Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 invalidated my public ssh-keys, changed to PasswordAuthentication no and now I can't get back in

I upgraded my remote server to Ubuntu 16.04 (from 14.10). Then I reconfigured it to only use keys and not passwords. Did that by editing the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file where I changed to the following:...
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“Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost'” when updating vendors in a symfony app while deploying on a remote server

I am trying to deploy my symfony application on a remote amazon server. While updating the vendors using: composer install --no-dev --optimize-autoloader command this error occurs Access denied for ...
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Permission denied error setting up IPSEC VPN on Ubuntu 15.10

I am following this tutorial to create an IPSEC VPN on Ubuntu 15.10. I have followed the previous instructions to a T, however, when I get to this step: sudo -i ipsec pki --gen --type rsa --size ...
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Cannot rename .theme file in Drupal 8 installation

I don't know if this is an Ubuntu question or a Drupal question but since it SEEMS OS-related I'll ask it here. Sorry if that's a mistake. Here's my question: Summary of problem: I've added a ...
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Why won't chmod +s allow me to do stuff in root's stead? [duplicate]

I have a very specific command I'd like anyone to be able to run. For the sake of example, let's pretend the command is ip addr flush dev foo0. I found this and this. Unless I'm misunderstanding ...
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Sharing a Network Drive through OpenSSH for a Specific Group

First question, hooray! To the point: I'm not very well versed in Linux, I'm in the process of studying my Linux+. I'm working on a variety of projects with friends, co-workers, and teachers. I'm ...
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Access is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened

I'm trying to mount a drive with: sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 usb I get this error: Mount is denied because the NTFS volume is already exclusively opened. The volume may be already mounted, or ...
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Send mail with php and postfix - can send mail with php -a from terminal but not from web page

I have designed a simple contact form that sends an email to a gmail account. Currently if I run from a terminal (non-root user): ...$ php -a php > "me@gmail.com","test postfix php","this is a ...
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Can't execute .sh file that works finely through the terminal in Xubuntu 16.04

My first attempt with scripts, is a shortcut to open a Jupyter Notebook on a specified folder from an file on the Desktop called ipython.sh. The content of ipython.sh is: #!/bin/bash cd ~ ...
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Ubiquity Do not create users

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me Maybe my live user is ...
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Adding users and giving special permissions

I have tried different things with chmod and adduser commands but it will take too much time for me to do this. Here is what I try to do: Lets say I will add 3 users to my system. Each user can read ...
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Readonly /dev/loop

I am mounting an iso file downloaded from CentOS website using below command as root mount -t iso9660 -o loop /root/Centos7ISO/CentOS-7-x86_64-Everything-1511.iso /mnt/CentOS7/ But it throws ...
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How to run the btsync service as the local user?

I just installed the new btsync package, per this blog post. All seems well, except I can't add any folders—the service is running under the newly-created btsync account. I need to find out how to run ...
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Determining which account failed to write to a folder

I'm trying to start Jenkins hosted through Tomcat7. The JENKINS_HOME variable is pointing to /opt/jenkins. The problem I'm having is this: when I try to start the webapp, it fails if tomcat7 is not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 needs reboot to apply group permissions recently granted to a user [duplicate]

After changing /var/www owner and group to www-data and permissions to 750 (drwxr-x---), I have tried to add the current user to the group www-data by using $ sudo usermod -a -G www-data username. ...
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Run computer as root without terminal [duplicate]

I have a lamp project and I can't move my project in the file I'm supposed to move unless I do it from terminal as root, and then it doesn't let me open the project and change it, I have a lots of ...
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Ubiquity not create user

I create my own distro for school computer and everything is good but ubiquity installer not create user :/ I try to edit casper.conf file and lightdm but it doesn't help me ;/ Maybe my live user is ...
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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location (/media/...
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unable to access cifs network shared drive via fstab entry despite having administrator rights

Good afternoon- I am new to Linux and am attempting to mount a network shared drive with fstab entry but continue to receive a dialog stating "only system administrators have the permission to do this....
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locked workstation

I cannot login to my system. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ASUS X58L notebook. I left the workstation in suspend mode. My kids entered wrong passwords several times. they just typed characters and then hit ...
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key-mon and getting it to work in ubuntu 16.04

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 64bit and notice key-mon (app that shows what keys are pressed and mouse clicks for recording presentations) gets an error. The files are created in the tmp directory but it ...
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sed: no input file / permission denied

I get a weird error when I run 2 almost identical scripts and I don't get the difference. When I run this script things go well: #!/bin/bash sed -i 's/^\(\s*\)sudo\s*/\1/g' /home/d/Desktop/Sandberg/...
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User cannot edit files in a directory even though the user belongs to a group with write permissions?

I have an Apache2 installation. I have a folder on my desktop that I would like to use as the root directory rather than the default location. I have confirmed that Apache is using the www-data user ...
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Definitive permission to folder

I'm giving full permission in a folder using chmod: chmod 777 /srv/folder Inside this folder many other folders and files will be created. My problem is that the full permission does no apply to ...
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Can't compile programs on flash drive

I have mounted my flash drive to a new mount point inside my home folder. However, when I still try to compile my .cpp file, it tells me permission denied. How can I fix this? 1) In GParted, my flash ...
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Mounting Flash Drive to Compile C++ Programs

I am very new to Linux, and thus have very noob questions. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my hard disk. However, my biggest issue is with flash drives. I have all of my .cpp files on ...
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Adding SSH to new user: Jailed (chrooted) SFTP user can authenticate, but is immediately exited [duplicate]

I'm having trouble creating a new user with some key permissions. I want this new user to do the following with "everything else" locked down: SSH tunnel to port 5432 (postgres) SFTP jailed to the ...
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Cant open pavucontrol

I just installed pavucontrol and cant open it. I get this Error whenever I open pavucontrol. When I tried to open it by sudo pavucontrol I get this error => altair@Aiden:~$ sudo pavucontrol Home ...
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FTP account for just one directory

Background information: I'm using Serverpilot to manage my Ubuntu server which doesn't provide any FTP service. There is a user: serverpilot With the home directory: /srv/users/serverpilot/ And ...
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Can't give write permissions to /root?

I am trying, and failing, to give the user jenkins write access to /root. Firstly: Yes, this is not something you would normally recommend doing. But for some reason Jenkins is insisting on writing ...
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what is dialout group in ubuntu?

what is dialout group in ubuntu?what permissions do the memberships of this group have?I read about it that memberships can access to the serial devices. what are serial devices? thank you for your ...
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Apache2 url not found

I have been having trouble recently with setting up files for others to download like when you go to www.website.com/downloads/download.exe. I want it to ask " if you want to download the file" right ...
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How do I make games 'public' in Ubuntu Server?

I'm fairly new. I thought I'd mess with paths and permissions and so forth by doing something pretty straightforward. I have the Infocom z-machine interpreter frotz installed and working. z-machine ...
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mysql and phpmyadmin File Permissions at home

14.04, Apache2 mysql php5.5.9: Can someone recommend a tutorial on usernames and file permissions for home, remote sandbox, and production servers for website development, or where can I find a ...
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Permissions to copy denied

I am unable to copy onto external device despite going into Dolphin in root. The permissions are denied and will not change. I have upgraded in Synaptic also. I get this message in root and would be ...
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Permissions in VSFPTd

I am trying to setup a VSFTPd Server on Ubuntu where I have multiple directories in a structure as follows: <ftp_root> |-> topic1 |-> user1 |-> user2 |-> topic2 ...
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Automatically Mount SD card

I have a beagleboard running Ubuntu. When it boots it does not automatically mount the MicroSD card so I mount it using sudo mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 /mnt/ which mounts it perfect. Then I want to upload a ...
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Directory Permissions

I have the following directory structure: rodrigo@LabGeM:/home/labgem/renameSeq$ ls -al total 1484 drwxrwxrwx 3 root root 4096 Mai 16 08:47 . drwxr-xr-x 31 labgem labgem 4096 Mai 16 09:07 ....
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rutorrent / rtorrent - strange permission problems

rtorrent via rutorrent front end was working fine, then I did a sudo apt-get upgrade and all hell broke loose! (and plex stopped being able to access too). Original setup was for all completed ...
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Having trouble seeing local development site hosted on SSD

I created a drupal site (that works fine on other machines) and put it on my SSD on ubuntu. I believe the path to this disk is: /media/username/Nameofdisk/sitename. I re-created the database and it's ...
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Authenticate to suspend?

Fresh install of LUbuntu 16.04 on a Compaq CQ58 (El cheapo AMD C60 laptop from Wal*Mart, bought on Black Friday 2012.) I walk away from it and it's supposed to suspend. I come back to an ...
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Jails user in your home

I have VPS with many users, but i need jails user in your home. Example: User1 access /home/user1/public_html User2 access /home/user2/public_html Both can use SSH, but may not have access to /...
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Permission difference between root root and www-data root

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1502 May 14 23:06 beamingweb.css -rw------- 1 www-data root 894 Mar 28 01:10 icon.ico What is the permission difference between these two files?
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Why can't I write to my external NTFS hard drive, even though my permissions are set?

On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a 500GB external WD Hard Drive. After formatting to NTFS, I can not write files using the graphical Files explorer, I get the pop up error seen below: Pop up error copying ...
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Stop access of LAMP localhost files through LAN

I have made LAMP setup on Ubuntu 14.04 system. My system is connected with LAN. Also other systems are also connected to the same LAN system. So in the router there are IP are showing like 192.168.0....
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Restricting users to their web directory [duplicate]

I need to setup SSH/SFTP user access for two separate accounts and have them access a specific web directory and not have access to the rest of the server. What I tried to no avail: I modified the /...