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

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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
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ACL issue. Not getting correct mask

I got a problem with my ACL rules. The mask is not being followed, even though its defaulted to rwx root@WinterFell:/mnt/backup/test# getfacl ./ # file: . # owner: root # group: root user::rwx group::...
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How to run a sleepy process in Ubuntu

I need to change the state of group of processes from sleep (S) to run (R), is there any command to perform this quickly and note that I have their PIDs.
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Changing default 403 forbidden message

I'm using Virtualmin as the control panel for my ubuntu server. Every time i create a new virtual server, when i visit the site it says Forbidden You don't have permission to access / on this server....
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Retry 0: Got TIMEOUT while uploading sketch to Intel Galileo Gen 2 in Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to upload a sketch to my Intel Galileo Gen 2 board using Arduino IDE. Everything was working fine until today I started getting the error saying /dev/ttyACM0: Permission deniedwhich I ...
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Shell Script Won't Run

Newbie. I am trying to install BeautifulSoup4. There is a shell script "convert-py3k" to run, to convert to Python 3 version. It has an executable permission but, neither double clicking nor, ...
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shared folder no access permission denied

ubuntu 14.04 64bit on computer A and B. Lan crossover cable connected. Made manual ip address settings. Disabled firewalls. Wired connection works. I have read posts also here. It will not work. ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 15.10/16.04 after update from 14.04

So I had a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 (I made a question about it), and to solve it, I just upgraded my ubuntu version to 16.04 using partitions; I saved my /home file and erased the rest. The problem ...
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Acer 5750G/5755G Perl script requires access to /dev/port

I recently decided to get rid of windows and install Linux on my Computer. So far it has been a good experience. However, one of the main things that was worrying me was the fact that I maybe could ...
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How to recover administrator permission and media access for normal user?

I have a dell pc with ubuntu 14.04 lts version for my work. On a spring day, my system administrator removed my system's administrator permissions and removed my media access. He used the following ...
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Can't copy files into Apache WWW subdirectory [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up Joomla on my 16.04 box. I have Apache installed, and trying to copy files to the www/html subdirectory using FileZilla. Nothing seems to work. I'm suspecting it's a permissions ...
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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 ...