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

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Give write-access to subfolder on samba share

I have a read-only share on my samba server, is it possible for me to make subdirectories on this share and make them writable for others/specific users? Example: \\server\share Only root write ...
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Can't write on HDD with ubuntu but I can write with mac osx

I'm very new in ubuntu. I was a former windows user, changed to mac and now changing to Ubuntu. I have severel disks created with windows or mac. But i can not write on these disks with my ubuntu ...
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Unable to copy downloaded java from oracle web site to local?

I have downloaded java 1.8.0 to copy from downloads to /usr/local. And it does not get copied. What is the reason? as I m following this. And i am stuck at when it said "next, i copied this to local ...
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PHP returning blank pages

So everything was working fine after I changed some permissions of a folder inside /var/www/html. It was just a random project. IIRC I just did chmod u+x, that's it. This created the whole mess, I ...
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“permission denied” when converting ubuntu.iso to ubuntu.img

I'm trying to make my macbook a dual boot with ubuntu with a USB drive, but when I go to terminal and put in the command to convert the file from iso to img it just says permission denied, and so I ...
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Unable to setGID bit on folder

I want that all files and directories inherit the permissions of the tvshow folder. I am trying to set the GID bit, but I have no idea why it's not working. I am using this source for my commands. ...
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Permission for backup program

I'm new to Ubuntu and i have a problem and can't find an answer for it, so: I'm using Windows + Ubuntu and i'm using a ext4 partition for storing my backup, BUT every time when i need to do some ...
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Error installing Django

I have try to run this command and get a error easy_install Django (django-mike)zapbuild@jaskaran:~/Documents/python/django-mike$ easy_install Django error: can't create or remove files in install ...
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Permissions, owner, group inheritance?

I don't understand restrictions in terms of directories nesting. For example, /var/www/folder/index.html directories. What permissions, owner, group should every directory and file have? Is there ...
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Why am I getting permission denied (error 3) in WinSCP when I'm the only user and it's my home server?

I just setup a Linux home server using this guide http://linuxhomeserverguide.com/ and I am now trying to write to my /var/www/html folder because I want to make a website. I forwarded port 80 and ...
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Why does the file owner appear as ‘user # 1004’?

When I view properties of a file, the file owner appears as ‘user # 1004’. Why doesn’t it show the user name? I tried asking at #ubuntu but nobody answered.
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“403 Forbidden” error Apache Ubuntu

I've just started experimenting with Wordpress, Joomla and Drupal. I have three folders named www_wordpress, www_joomla, www_drupal, each of which containing the necessary files in a subfolder. The ...
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is owned by uid 1000, should be 0 [closed]

I set up a Ubuntu 12 VM in 2013. All this time i have been having a problem that i for example cant clone from github without using SUDO in the terminal. There is only one User on this machine ...
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Eclipse keeps crashing after launching AVD

When I start eclipse, everything is fine, but when I start AVD, eclipse crashes. Further Details: my first step was typing sudo -i in terminal.(if I don't type this, I can't cd to the location of ...
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Permission denied when running sh file

I am trying to use an sh file to easily start a screen with my minecraft server console. I named this file mc.sh. I have another sh file in the same directory as mc.sh that runs fine. Here is what is ...
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Give user permissions for root folder [duplicate]

hi so I have installed xampp on my Ubuntu laptop and I want to give the user "John" full permissions on the folders /opt/* How can I do this? Right now you need to be root
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// , Why does my .ecryptfs folder disappear?

// , sudo ecryptfs-recover-private and rsync -aP both recognize the presence of my /home/.ecryptfs/nathanusername/.Private directory, and operate on that directory. rsync recognizes it as shown in ...
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Making /media/mightyalex200/Data ( NTFS HDD) a RWX

I need to make /media/mightyalex200/Data accessible for me (or everybody) as RWX. The only problem is that the Data HDD is a NTFS drive and I have no idea how to use ntfs-3g. I'm also new to Ubuntu ...
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NTFS drive Permissions on new files/folders with Plex

So as the only user that uses this computer if I add a new folder or file into my external hard drive, the same drive I use for my Plex Media Server, from another computer, device, etc. Does that or ...
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Giving access to /dev/mem to an application running as a normal user

I have an application that needs to access /dev/mem. It works fine if I run it as sudo/root/suid. Problem is I cannot run it neither as sudo, nor suid, because other (possibly harder to workaround) ...
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Samba group access permissions

I have a file/media server running Samba, Plex and Transmission. However I am having a little trouble with the access permissions of my media folder. This folder needs to grant access to the 'david', ...
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How can I redirect SSH users to another SSH login?

I have a person who will need access to my SSH server, but I want them to have limited access to programs. All they should be using is ssh, to login to another server. My server is an access point to ...
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Moving webcam over from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14 - permission denied

I am trying to move to ubuntu 14.04 from ubuntu 12.04, but I'm having some trouble with my webcam. Specifically, whenever I try to access /dev/video0, I get a permission denied. on Ubuntu 12.04, my ...
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How do you execute software that needs root access?

I have only just installed Ubuntu on a Wintel PC. I want to install some downloaded software package, namely Google Chrome, but I have not been successful gaining root privilege. I have seen several ...
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Permission denied for *.pem file

I have *.pem and *.ppk file for my server I tried to ssh into it using that. But it showed permission Denied. I took verbose log for that. But I am not able to understand why it said permission ...
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How can I set up Ubuntu to execute a command as root when a user without root privileger logs in? [duplicate]

I currently have Ubuntu (15.04) set up to boot to tty, and want to make it so that sudo service lightdm start is executed whenever a specific user (without root privileges) logs in. Is there a way to ...
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How do I fix empty localhost/cgi-bin directory?

I am able to open the localhost/cgi-bin folder but it is empty. I have created a few files in /usr/lib/cgi-bin with 755 permissions. Content of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf Mutex ...
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I'm trying to install the drivers for my ASUS USB-N13 Wireless-N300 adaptor

I'm trying to install the drivers for my ASUS USB-N13 Wireless-N300 adaptor and it won't let me run the .sh because I don't have permission to execute the file. So I tired changing the permissions ...
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Good Intellij installation on ubuntu 15

So I installed intellij idea. The installer does not create a desktop icon (...) and further more, when I try deploying my files to my xampp (lampp) installation, I get an error. I guess this is due ...
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Wrong permissions on configuration file of phpmyadmin

I have installed xampp on Ubuntu 15.04 and after starting the server, I get: phpMyAdmin - Error Wrong permissions on configuration file, should not be world writable! How should I proceed?
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Ubuntu Samba Permission

Hi I created a Samba file server on an Ubuntu. And gave all users -R 777 permissions, this works for like a day. But after that time the permissions rollback somehow. The users do not have 777 ...
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Script (nobody/nogroup) can't write files to NTFS share - permission denied. Root can write

I have a simple script that is (trying to) unzip a file to a mounted Windows 2012 share. It is normally launched as a Postfix alias when a new email arrives, but even when I run it as root I get a ...
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cupsd using 100% CPU, creating large (80GB+) error_log

Title says it pretty well. A few days ago I realized my Ubuntu machine wouldn't load after login. After some digging around on a liveCD I realized my HDD was at 100% capacity, so I deleted some large ...
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Why can't I log back into my primary profile?

when I first got ubuntu I had to make an account. After a day I tried to log back into my profile. The screen went black and a small pop up on the top left of my screen said "there is an error" I ...
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Unable to create file in specific folder

I'm new to Linux of any flavor and am having a little trouble. I am attempting to install Cloudera CDH 5 onto an Ubuntu computer I have setup to be part of the Hadoop cluster. Per Cloudera's install ...
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How can I restrict one SFTP user to a single vhost, while allowing another user access to multiple?

I have several Apache virtualhosts in the standard location: /var/www/vhosts/example1.com/htdocs /var/www/vhosts/example2.com/htdocs /var/www/vhosts/example3.com/htdocs These directories are owned ...
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Cannot Edit xorg.conf (permissions)

I want to edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file but I can't save the file. It says "permission denied." I have tried: username@ubuntu:/etc/X11$ sudo gedit xorg.conf to no avail as i recieved: ...
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problem with set permissions to wordpress

I have install Wordpress,set first 755 to Worpress directory to can access the web page , now i can't upload anything , it's says Unable to locate wordPress Content directory (wp-content). Also ...
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help to determine right path for site directory apache2

This is my .conf file <VirtualHost 192.168.1.10:80> ServerName test.com ServerAdmin admin@test.com ServerAlias www.test.com DocumentRoot /var/www/test.com ...
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Pycharm cannot install packages because getting PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/m/.cache/pip/wheels/fe'

I want to install some python packages, but I am not able to do it because I am getting the following error: PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/home/m/.cache/pip/wheels/fe' I guess I ...
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User access to FTP and at same time set www-data as owner/group

In order for wordpress to read/write the owner of the files/folders need to be www-data. Now the problem is that if the owner is www-data of group filetransfer (www-data:filetransfer) then the FTP ...
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403 forbidden to my apache server

I set up an apache sever, this is my conf file in "sites-availiable": <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName myhostname.com ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost DocumentRoot ...
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How do I make a file executale?

It's me again. How would I go about changing a file's permissions to make it executable? I'm guessing the command starts with sudo, but after that I'm stuck.
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How do I change permission to access all the files recovered through disk recovery tool `test-disk` from a NTFS partition?

How do I change permission to access all the files recovered through disk recovery tool test-disk from two directories on a NTFS partition? I've tried changing permissions through chmod and changing ...
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Run sudo commands from standard account

I've recently had an increased interest in how multiple users are handled in Ubuntu, and have hit an interesting problem: running commands as sudo from a standard account. If I run a GUI application ...
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Apache2 Localhost Forbidden 403

I've checked around the questions from people with similar problems but none of the solutions that succeeded for them have resolved my problem. I edited the Document Root in my 000-default.conf and my ...
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SQLSTATE[28000] [1045] Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES) ubuntu

I installed magento and mysql on AWS. when I am trying to change the root password of mysql then it is working fine in phpmyadmin panel but magento giving error. I have checked local.xml file in ...
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File Permissions - Please Help [duplicate]

So I am delt with a very bad hand. As Windows user for nearly 10 years I have an assignment which says Create 7 users - 2 admin, 2 teachers and 3 students [DONE] Create folder in Home - Admin ...
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Ubuntu touch – executable files won't launch in /home directory

I just received a Meizu MX4 and have already started hacking away at it. One problem I have run into involves not having permission to run executable scripts and files located in the home directory. ...
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Permission Problems with Newly Formatted Drive

I'm using an old Windows PC as a NAS, it has 3 drives in it. I wiped the system drive and installed Lubuntu but I left the other 2 drives NTFS. Directories on them were mounted as shares using cifs ...