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

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Can't quickstart juju

I've installed juju over Ubuntu onto a Digital Ocean droplet, but I can't quickstart it; following the instructions and the comment in the knowledge base didn't helped either. I was thinking to ...
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How to change user of SD card from Root

I just recently got a Chromebook and now have Linux installed on it, and I am trying to get steam games onto my sd card. I initially had the issue in that it would not install anything on a drive with ...
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Weird folder permission behaviour - Some sub folders have full permissions other don't

The problem: I can manually delete some sub folders and others not. They are all inside the same folder. I'm talking about the /var/www/html folder and an application I'm developing inside it. How ...
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Cannot mkdir changed home directiory

So I'm on a chromebook and I'm running 13.10. The only reason I got that version is because it took less time to download and install. It works fine, and hopefully it's not too different from Ubuntu. ...
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How to run .py scripts with double clikcing [duplicate]

I have scripted a screenshot program with python. My problem is i am supposed to run it from ssh via python filename.py or via ./filename.py command. I gave chmod +x permissions but whenever i ...
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SU setgid: PERMISSION DENIED, SUDO: PERM_ROOT 0, -1, 1 PERMISSION DENIED

Hi I have a problem that I cannot solve. I cannot log into root, su, or sudo. Everything works fine via ssh so I tried on ssh via putty: Set root password: sudo passwd Add user to sudo/admin ...
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Delete non-empty folder without permission

In my home directory on my University's server, there are some directories owned by another user. I'd like to get rid of them, but unfortunately it complains about me not having permission. I can ...
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How to setup virtual users for vsftpd with access to a specific sub directory?

I need to be able to add a virtual users to vsftpd that only have access to a sub folder. The reason why I want to use virtual users is I only want to have 1 real user on the server. The FTP ...
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Change folder permissions so new sub folders inherit those permissions

I'm developing a web application in LAMP. My application will often create new folders inside /var/www/html/myapp/uploads I've changed the uploads permissions with chmod and chown likle 100 times, ...
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Trouble with permissions and Samba on Ubuntu Server

I thought I understood permissions well, but apparently there is something I still don't understand. I have a samba share running on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. The intention is to use this for my ...
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What is the complete command to be type in the command prompt to add the execute permission? [duplicate]

Help! I just need to know the complete command. To add the execute permission. Please.
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Why am I getting “403 Forbidden” error when trying to access my server?

I am trying to figure apache2 (it is my first time), and yesterday I tried to edit the root folder for apache and when I try to access the server through my browser, I now get: Forbidden You don't ...
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Wordpress can't upload files

I have installed LAMP stack and Wordpress on a local apache2 server using the tutorials here- ...
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SMART data no longer available for my external HDD in disks utility

I no longer can check my external HDD status by using SMART data and self-tests. Using disks the option that was available before is just disabled as in the following screenshot: I guess it's ...
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Permission denied while invoking libvirt with -no-kvm-irqchip argument

Trying to start a VM with -no-kvm-irqchip as argument. in the vm.xml, I have specified emulator as "/usr/bin/qemu-kvm-irq" which is passing -no-kvm-irqchip as argument. > ...
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Laravel and apache2: 403 forbidden

I am trying to deploy my Laravel app in apache2 locally, however when trying to browse to http://myapp.localhost.com/ I am getting the following error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Access second hard disk for other user

Ubuntu 14.04.1 Just upgraded my PC from Ubuntu 12 (format & clean install) on a Kingston 60Gb SDD. I have a second hard disc fitted, a 1Tb standard disk that I use for data & backups ...
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Give read/write rights for newly created files inside folder for users in group

I have created a user named ftpuser and a folder for him /home/ftpuser/files I added an existing user 'auser' to 'ftpuser' group sudo usermod -a -G ftpuser auser Last, I gave group ...
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SOLVED samba: create mask & force create mode can't set group write bit

Tried all combinations for create mask and force create mode. Regardless of this, all created files got "rw-r--r--" instead of "rw-rw-???" (I don't care about "others" permissions). smbd version ...
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SSH key stopped working on Ubuntu Azure VPS

I have an Ubuntu instance that I'm running on Azure. I've been using it for the last 6 months or so to level up my novice Linux admin skills. Yesterday I was configuring a Capistrano deployment to ...
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Samba share folder permissions

I am having an issue with Samba and trying to share another folder. I have successfully shared one folder with no issues. I wanted to start another share so I created the directory and copied all ...
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Is it good practice to run applications with sudo?

For example, I am using Spotify for linux. Wouldn't I need to run it in sudo so that it can write its song cache to my file system? Also, if you run a program from the launcher, does it get sudo by ...
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Find out my user's group name without a terminal

I have managed to break my X server, and am trying to attempt the solution offered in this page. I only have one user on the system, but I have no idea what its group name is, which means I can't ...
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Ubuntu apache www-data and php permissions

I got Ubuntu to learn Linux and set up a local server to demo my sites on. I'm having quite a bit of trouble just running a php script that uploads a image to the server though. I'm not sure what ...
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Want to share folders with another user in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have created another user in my system so that I could do my work easily and others dont poke me. But my problem is, I want to share a particular folder (Downloads ...
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Permissions problem

I'm currently trying to setup btsync such that it syncs some folders on some internal HDD's. Frustratingly when I come to actually share the folders in the gui, it can't see the mount points for the ...
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Self extracting installer permission denied during run

I apologize if this is a duplicate of anything. I did do many searches on google, this site and Stack Overflow. I am having a problem running a self extracting installer, even with sudo and proper ...
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Not able to get “Welcome to CodeIgniter!” page issue on LAMP: 404 Not found

I am having an issue with installing CodeIgniter 2.2 issue on LAMP: 404 Not found error when I access to base URL in config.php. I set my base URL to http://localhost/ci/ and I attempted to access to ...
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Share permissions

This is my first post after switching to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, desktop version, for my media server. I am having problems creating share on an extra drive. I can create and access shares on the system ...
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Chmod error changing permission read only file system

I have three main partitions on my disc /dev/sda: /dev/sda1 2048 117186559 58592256 83 Linux /dev/sda2 117186560 128905215 5859328 82 Linux swap / Solaris /dev/sda3 ...
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Is it wise to add users to the tomcat7 group

I've installed tomcat7 on an Ubuntu Linux using apt-get. During the installation of the tomcat package a user and group, both named tomcat7, are created. Now I'm trying to deploy an application to ...
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I was booted out of folder stating I don't have permission to access it…but it was a Windows folder. How does this happen?

The reason this is really odd, is this is a Windows 7 drive I have in a external kit, connected via USB to a PC with the UBUNTU LIVE CD running. I got booted out of my user account from the Windows ...
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Setting file access permissions for an executable

So I constantly find myself downloading executable's from the internet and running them on my computer. Although I don't run everything I find on the net, I still don't want to trust them with all my ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode after changing root password

My ubuntu was working ( it was having a working graphics driver), but I changed my root password then immediately the power was gone ( forced shutdown). Then next time I restart my ubuntu I get ...
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Cannot mount any CD/DVD/pen drive

I recently changed the /usr file permission to chmod 777, so I lost sudo. I used recovery mode to enable sudo back. However, sudo is working now but CD and pen drives are not detected. I've tried the ...
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Problem with Permission of VSFTP

I tried research before i ask a question in here. I can not create,edit file or folder Here is my config: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES ...
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leapseconds file: Permission denied

my server log has several entries like this: leapseconds file /etc/ntp.leapseconds: Permission denied [1195225.016830] type=1400 audit(1420833186.419:25): apparmor="DENIED" operation="open" ...
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Can the root user change the owner of a file that he doesn't own?

My web server uses the user www-data to access/change files. This causes permission issues for php file upload etc. for files owned by root (or by any other user). I'd like to use the 755/644 ...
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SSLLoadSharedLibrary: Failed to load library libcrypto.so.0.9.8

I am trying to load vmware-vdiskmanager to repair a .vmdk file As an exmaple vmware-vdiskmanager -R /home/user/vmware/Windows7/Windows7.vmdk I get this error VMware Workstation Error: VMware ...
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Problem erasing files from DVD-RW

I burned a movie in some DVD-RW and now I want to replace it by another movie, i.e, erase the files from the DVD-RW and burn another. I check some suggestions online, and found brasero's the best, but ...
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Unable to move files even as root

I run PCs with Ubuntu 12.04, and the symptoms are consistent from two different PCs. I have a backup server, and normally have no issues with copying files there. Recently, I moved some files to ...
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freeradius with active directory

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I am trying to integrate Freeradius with Active Directory. I have successfully installed freeradius on Ubuntu and I can run it in debug mode. I am then ...
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Cannot edit php5.fcgi owned by Me with RWX owner permissions

Ok, I kind of thought I understood Linux permissions and then I encountered this one. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in a virtualbox on my Windows 7 pro laptop. All udpates are applied to windows, ...
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How do I get my Roccat Lua mouse fully working on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit?

I added this repository and installed the roccat-tools package as per this guide and added my user to the roccat group. I could run luaconfig and make changes but when I clicked "Store in device" I ...
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File ownership changes on save for “some” files

On my server, I have two accounts; one for me and one for my wife. We both share the same group as our primary group. For simple text files, when I own the file and she edits and saves that file, ...
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Remote Access to Ubuntu (as guest OS) from Linux Mint (as host OS) in VirtualBox with ssh

I'm trying to access remotely to Ubuntu virtual OS from the host OS which in this case is linux Mint. My Ubuntu version has no GUI, just a terminal interface. And change the network setting in ...
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Windows 7 & 8.1 -> Ubuntu 14 - Folder Sharing

NOOB LINUX user here... Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on a Intel NUC. Everything configured and working. I have a 4TB EXT USB 3.0 drive that I want to use as my HTPC data drive. Installed SAMBA ...
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Change visibility of files for non-root users

I have a file that is only visible in root mode. I want to make it visible for non-root users. I added permissions such that the maximum of person can read, write and execute it (even if only read ...
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Auto mounting `NTFS` partition at startup not all options work

I am mounting a Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit system partition on my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit installation in order to be able to share data between the two OSs. The problem is that although I ...
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How to run a Chromium app as root?

I need to use either the Text or Caret editor apps to edit files in /var/www/html. My changes aren't saved (I think) because of a permissions error. I think I need to run the application as root user ...