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

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I have not permissions to copy to external hard drives

Now I am using Ubuntu 14.04.I want to copy my documents and my datas to external hard drive.But I cannot copy because of permission.My hard drive is formated in ext2.How do I get permissions for my ...
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bash ./eclipse permission denied

I just downloaded the adt bundle.As per the instructions on the android site , it just says that double click on the eclipse icon and the IDE should start right away. But when I do so it searches for ...
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How to Manage User Permission Using PHPLDAPADMIN

I have setup LDAP and phpldapadmin from this tutorial. From this i have successfully configure ldap admin, users, groups and all features. But it do not have any user permission feature with it. My ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 asks permissions for everything

I just made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10, since I had a 14.04 that I had upgraded a few times. After the install, the OS asks root permissions for a lot of stuff I was able to do without issues ...
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Change chrooted sftp user default directory

I am using Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS running openssh. I have set up sftp chroot for several users by editing sshd_config like below: add: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match Group sftp_users ...
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Unable to switch between network mode while using my ZTE modem

I have created a Mobile Broadband connection through my ZTE modem, I want to switch my modem from 3g to 2g using this option- However, after selecting 2G, network don't change it still stuck at at ...
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chown + chmod 700, still cant paste files in /opt/lampp/htdocs

This seems basic & easy, but man...i got headache here. I followed this question : How to save php file in /opt/lampp/htdocs without going to terminal and type sudo gedit? I want to be able to ...
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New files not inheriting permissions

To start, Everytime I upload a file to my apache web server, the file is not useable by the server due to it's permissions being denied. As a developer this is very frustrating because I do not want ...
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how do i access files i do not have permissions for?

I am upgrading my desktop, and I transferred all my files to two hard drives. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a third drive, booted it up, and mounted the other two volumes. I try to access the files and ...
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Unable to change brightness using after root access

Case-1 Recently I read a question(Brightness is reset to Maximum on every Restart). Then I opened up my terminal and typed out following command- sudo echo 200 > ...
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Samba Permissions not staying for all users on 14.04 Server

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server with Samba so that MAC and PC machines can connect to it via a wired network. I have created a single share: mkdir -p /mnt/TEST-NEW-SERVER chown -R root:users ...
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Ubuntu Server Samba Permissions best practice

I am having some problems accessing my Ubuntu Server 14.04 over Samba. I am trying to access from my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 desktop and other Linux desktops. I would like to have fine access control in ...
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Can't write to external hard drive

I can't write to my external hard drive. It was formatted using bootcamp on a mac. Now I'm trying to paste files into the hard drive and I'm using Ubuntu. I can't paste anything on the hard drive. The ...
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Problem with file permissions

I am having a problem with accessing my files. I have a music partition, to which I added several album folders. Madsonic did not have permission to view the music. I chmod 666 the whole partition. ...
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Nautilus shows different permissions (than `ls`) for linked directory

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and i have changed one of my folders permission . when i do ls -al in that directory it shows me : total 48 drwxr-xr-x 6 root root 4096 Nov 3 05:14 . drwxr-xr-x 30 root ...
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Can't change permissions on external drive, even though I am the owner. Can't write to it on other computers [duplicate]

I have an external drive that has only my user with read-write (all other groups as read-only). So when I mount it on another computer, I can't write to it. Yet, even though I am the owner, I can't ...
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Permission problem with files created by Deluge

Recently my second hard disk, sdb1, broke on my Ubuntu server, it was mounted as multimedia in /home/user/multimedia and Deluge is downloading my torrents to this directory. When sdb1 disk died, I ...
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how to install and configure Glassfish 4

How do I install Glassfish 4.x and run it on port 80? While it's easy enough to download Glassfish and unzip it, should it go in a particular directory? Which user should start and stop the server? ...
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Can't remove or list a file inside Dropbox directory

I tried to delete a directory named .dropbox.cache under Dropbox folder(dropbox was not running or not started yet) with sudo rm -r -f <directory_name> but it results rm: can't remove ...
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Cannot create file in /var/www/html

I am running Ubuntu version 14.04, and I have an apache2 server set up to host some php files on localhost that are stored in /var/www/html. When I try to execute the following code in one of my php ...
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The solution for permission denied of double OS

I first installed windows(Four disks: C, D, E, F) several years ago when I was naive. Later, I met the ubuntu and allocated some space to her. Now, I fall in love with open source and ubuntu so I use ...
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Home directory permission problems

Permissions on my system (Ubuntu Server 14.10) have somehow become messed up. I've been experiencing problems on and off with various things (mainly /var/www and subdirectories), but today it affected ...
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Error messages at bootup

Running ubuntu 14:10 and the following three dialog boxes appear with errors in them. My hard drive is 500gb and its a fresh install of ubuntu. Dialog box Error - Run Command Interface Unable to ...
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How do I take root permissions? [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu for the first time, and trying to set parameters for web server. As I've understand I have to place my website inside /var/www/html folder, but I can't even create a file in ...
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FIXED] Apache2 URL Rewrite using Joomla - Permission issue? (500 internal error)

FIXED I am using LAMP with Joomla 3.3.4 on ubuntu desktop I am currently using the local ip (192.168.x.x) to access the site as I don't have a domain name yet while I am still developing the web ...
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Create user and block access to parent directories

New to terminal shenanigans here and I have set up a user using adduser dave --no-create-home/ Firstly, I think the user still, upon logging into the terminal, is pointed to their home directory (what ...
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How do I make files copied over the network from my Windows computer be owned by me?

I have a drive on my Ubuntu machine shared over a network, and one of the computers that can access it is a Windows 7 computer. Whenever I am on my Windows computer and I copy a file to the Ubuntu ...
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Lost root access partially. Help?

(Note the downloads icon. I indicates locked, whereas others arent) I was able to access everything on my ubuntu. Last changes I made was installing Oracle java 8 and Eclipse Luna.For installing ...
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change permissions on external hd

I use ubuntu 14.04 and I formatted the external hd with a mac (exFat); trying to change owner with: sudo chown root /media/marco/ubuntu but I get this message: chown: changing ownership of ...
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Losing connection to windows share

I have two shared directories on a Win7 machine. These shares are both mounted on a Ubuntu Server 12.04 machine using the same credentials. The entries in /etc/fstab are: //10.10.2.11/test-flags ...
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Django Cannot Create Test Database Permission Denied

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with Postgres 9.3, Python 3.0 and Django 1.7. When I try to debug my application from PyDev, I receive the following: Creating test database for alias 'default'... Got an ...
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While unlocking a modem: Cannot open /dev/ttyUSB2: Permission denied [duplicate]

Huawei EC156 detect and unlock procedure I am usin HP Laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 upgraded fully. I have got a Huawei EC 156 USB modem and want to use the exclusively for internet connection. ...
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What happens to access rights when files are moved to a windows partition

im a computer science student and had this question on a test. What access rights will a linux file have after it first has been moved to a disk formated for Windows and then moved back to the linux ...
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ACL permission defaults are not applying to new files

I am trying to set up ACL's so that all new sub-directories and files withing a directory automatically inherit it's parents permissions. From what I understand I could achieve this by setting the ...
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Root directory '/' locked after using chmod

I accidentally used sudo chmod 3 / which gives a execute and write permission to the root directory, while deleting the read permission. How can I recover from this, I cannot even use sudo now.
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issue with vsftpd - no matter what I do, users can go up in the directory

I've set up vsftp on an Ubuntu server. Configuration is as follows: listen=YES anonymous_enable=NO local_enable=YES write_enable=YES dirmessage_enable=YES use_localtime=YES xferlog_enable=YES ...
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FIle permissions within the same group

I have created a new group called "city". Added 2 users in that group: admin moderator Changed the owner/group of a folder: chown -R admin:city /folder Changed permissions: chmod -R g+ws ...
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Not the necessary permissions?

As explained at the thread Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro I wanted to edit /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-synaptics.conf and also to create a script in /usr/local/bin/ but neither I can edit the first ...
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Root permissions or logon [duplicate]

I know this sounds naive but, why can't I log on as root or give my ID root permissions? Why do I have to use Terminal? I mounted a drive and now want to give permissions to other PC on my network to ...
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Issue with www-data user and /home/user/www permissions

I have an issue with the use of /home as www folder. Actually I'm using userdir mod on ubuntu 14.04 and apache2.4 in order to have all my websites in home folder. Everything was working so far. But I ...
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How to get Celtx 2.9.7 to work in 14.04

Celtx worked perfectly well for me in 12.04, but I just upgraded to 14.04 in a way that my /home folder and therefore my settings were preserved, but the / folder was formatted. I downloaded Celtx ...
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how can I prevent all people from renaming a file?

I am executing the following command: chmod 000 x.txt but as owner I still can rename it ! why ? and how can I prevent all people from renaming that file ?
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ssh error into different ubuntu account permission denied

I have two instances of ubuntu installed on my VirtualBox. First instance name is aks@aks-VirtualBox and the second instance name is erica@HBMaster. Now when I try to ssh from first instance to 2nd ...
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Permission denied when running C programs outside the Home directory [duplicate]

I have been creating some C programs and I have saved them to my Home directory while editing. I have compiled them with gcc and then run the executable file with ./ and they work fine. However, when ...
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Unable to deploy war in Tomcat7, Permission Denied

When trying with web interface of the tomcat7, I get this error : FAIL - Deploy Upload Failed, Exception: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT##5.war (Permission denied) ...
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sudo is denied access to change keyboard backlight?

Opening vim as sudo -i or sudo - still doesn't let me write to the file. Trying to change the keyboard backlight settings on my laptop gives me this output; even with sudo I can't change anything in ...
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File Permissions from .dd image

I am trying to access files from a .dd image made of my MacBook Pro. Not the complete disk with the recovery partition and everything, just the partition where my files are. I can mount it in Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - normal user requires sudo to access cdrom, webcam etc

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server and ROS (Robot Operating System) on top of it in Oracle VirtualBox 4.3.14. In addition to that I've also installed OpenCV so that I can combine it with ROS ...
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frozen screen after Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I have just upgraded to 14.4 ubuntu version. it boots fine, but the screen immediately freezes. I booted from live CD and navigated to my Documents and tried to copy them to an external hard drive but ...
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Trying to change access to folders and files on a USB device

My USB device has been formatted to Fat32. gparted shows it as /dev/sdd1 with mount point /media/ray/1768-274C Device's 'Properties' shows Permissions as: Owner : Me Access: Create and delete files ...