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

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Facing errors with running shell scripts at startup and poweroff

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I want to run 3 scripts at startup. They are named as follows: voe.sh startUp.sh and runDown.sh The script voe.sh is the main file which will in turn call the other 2 ...
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atq command problem

I am trying to enable www-data to use the at commmand. First I deleted www-data in /etc/at.deny file and tried to execute the following command #sudo -u www-data atq I got this error You do not ...
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Recovering from chown -R / … update-manager not working and throwing errors [duplicate]

I messed up and ran chown -R username:username / by accident. I rebooted into recovery mode to get root privileges back and did the following... mount -o remount,rw / to get write permissions, then ...
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How to know the home directory size limit?

Is there any way to know how large my home directory is allowed to be?
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Can't copy files/make folders in new Truecrypt volume

I recently purchased a new external harddrive, and created a new partition on it. Then, I created a Truecrypt volume on the partition. However, it seems that the volume was created incorrectly: when ...
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Samba file sharing error 13

I've got three computers running at my home: my workstation (W10), the missus' Mac and my file server running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I'm trying to backup one of my workstation folders to my file server. ...
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MySQL won't start after changing the datadir (14.04, mysql 5.7)

I've mounted a separate hdd to /mnt/temp, and changed datadir to point to this. I added the correct settings in apparmor and worked away with mysql for a few hours. After adding performance_schema to ...
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how to set some application to run only as root

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I was wondering is there a way to set some applications to run only as root? for example the application X can normally executed by any user, and I want to set it to be ...
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Running a Python script on an apache2 version 2.4 server

I have a python script (python.py) located in the /var/www/html/Python folder. The script saves some images to another directory (/var/www/html/Data). I have the x file permission on the python.py ...
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Give non-root fopen function access to /dev/sdb2

I'm writing some basic terminal C code in QT that needs non-root access to the entire partition (/dev/sdb2, not the mount point). Here's code example: FILE *fp; fp = fopen("/dev/sdb2", "w+"); If I ...
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bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error

I try to run SP Flash Tool under Ubuntu MATE but after I chmod +x the executable file, I get the fallowing error: bash: ./flash_tool: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error bash: ...
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Member of group cannot cd into directory

I have a folder testfolder with owner tuser1 and group testgroup. ls -l shows this: drwxr-x--- 24 tuser1 testgroup 4096 Apr 17 13:33 testfolder tuser2 also belongs to testgroup. getent group ...
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ubuntu permissions on newly created files with umask 022

I added a user on linux with username kakaris, added a password and then set the default directory of the user: usermod --home /usr/share/nginx/site.com/zfolder kakaris User kakaris is member of ...
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Defining two different partitions for home for different users

I have just installed 15.10 and I am trying to get 3 users established, two that will use one partition mounted as /home and the third to use a different partition mounted as /home/cjowett Here is a ...
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Why do I need root access to access some HFS+ partition folders?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB flash drive. The internal HDD of the computer has OS X installed and all the partitions on the internal HDD are HFS+ formated. If I open a normal Nautilus window and ...
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Cannot remove file uucp

I was downloading Java tar files and meanwhile managed to install it via apt-get, now I cannot remove the unrelated file resting on my Desktop (jre1.8...). THe properties reveal owner uucp, and the ...
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Can't set up built-in PHPStorm server

I have PHPStorm 2016.1. Jetbrains have a tutorial for built-in server setup, but it's only for Windows. I tried adapting it, but no success - the browser can't connect. Here are my settings: When ...
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Apache: access denied because search permissions are missing

I know this question is asked a lot, but the solutions I saw didn't work for me. I only have one virtual host enabled, and I'm trying to enable access to a folder that's not under the document roots ...
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New Samsung printer driver wedged with “Cups insecure filter” error, won't print; won't change permissions

I installed the Samsung ULD Universal Drivers for a M2070FW on Trusty. The driver hung with error "Cups insecure filter", refusing to print any test page no matter how many times printer was Added or ...
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Automounted USB devices are read only

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 the automout of USB devices does not work as expected. When I plug in a storage device it is recognized correctly but I do not have write privileges on it. I thought, ...
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Using ACL to control read and writes by specific groups

I'm new to ACL so I'm creating some demo folders, unfortunately it's not working as expected. The folder Triangle belongs to user pyramid in group triangle. The user Cube in group square needs ...
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Connection abort when trying to log in to chroot jailed account via sftp

I'm trying to make a user kake_sftp that can log in to the web server located at /var/www/html or similar. I know chroot needs some additional subdirectiories for the permissions to work out, so I'm ...
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Can't run any programs because of less permissions and how to give a user full sudo privileges ?(Ubuntu 14 Server)

So, I created a Ubuntu VPS with AWS. I am very new to Ubuntu so I need a GUI, therefore I installed TightVNC to use it from my Win 10 PC. Now here are the problems: 1) The server has a default user ...
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gRsync set permissions same as when copying

I am having trouble with permissions when using gRsync. The reason I am using grsync is it seems a lot easier to use my mounted windows share when using the browse feature. Currently I'm not sure how ...
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Set permissions for future folders and files

I have some trouble managing permits in a folder and relative sub folders. I am working on ubuntu 14.04. I have a software which periodically creates new folders and files inside of a main folder. ...
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Sharing a Time Machine disk via Netatalk 3

I've seen a few guides around the internet for having wireless Time Machine backups. I've tried using a few of them but never got 100% what I want. Here's my current routine: Create an encrypted ...
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How do I change the user home folder name?

I have a buyer for my desktop PC with a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I need to change the home folder name from robert to james. I've managed the other tasks like hostname, user name, user ...
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How can I get access to the folder

i recently install Ubuntu 15.10 after windows 10 now my problem is that i do not have permission to delete or move any file or folder. please help me with this
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Home directory permissions preventing ssh key authentication on Ubuntu Server 14.10

I have ubuntu server 14.10 with an SSH server on it, and have password authentication working fine from my System76 darter laptop running Debian Sid. I want to switch to rsa-key authentication. On ...
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How to move file into trash from a mounted diretory with symlink?

I have a filesystem mounted under my home dir. For example, /home/user/mount/. I have a directory /home/user/mount/Downloads. And I have created a soft link to it with /home/user/Downloads. When I ...
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var lock issue right after installing JDK and soapUI on my machine

I have been dealing with an issue all day here. I cannot seem to have apt-get work for anything whatsoever. I have been through several parameters here including trying these following solutions: ...
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Restrict user to run only one program with Wine

I want install Wine and Picasa for an user. I want prevent the user from running *.exe-Files basically for security reasons. In the past (bevor 3-4 years, another Ubuntu-Installation) I discovered, ...
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Permission denied when running “./script.sh”, but works when running “bash script.sh” [duplicate]

I've got an issue executing a simple .sh file Here is my example : I'm creating a simple "abc.sh" file for creating a folder echo 'mkdir abc' > abc.sh According the executable bit chmod +x ...
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Installation of Sentifuge 2.1

I have downloaded sentrifugo.zip from http://sourceforge.net/projects/sentrifugo/files/ 2) Then changed the permission to by below command chown -R nobody:nobody Sentrifugo 3) nobody group was not ...
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what is the diffrence b/w “remove write-protected directory” & “descend into write-protected directory”?

am new to linux world, am practising basic commands, i tried to use rm command to remove directory/folder from current directory which was /, without providing super user permission or sudo. it says ...
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Problem with cifs-util. Mount: only root can mount [closed]

i'm trying to use cifs-utils to get files in another machine. In the other machine i've installed samba. Everything works fine if a try in the same machine (the one with samba) using cifs-util, but it ...
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How to access a Subfolder in a Shared folder using smbclient

I have created a share on a Redhat distribution to a specific directory by editing the smb.conf file: [MyShare] path = /path/to/MyShare guest ok = yes read only = no browseable = yes public = yes ...
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Can't start MongoDB, mongod is always stop/waiting

I try to run MongoDB 3.2.4 on Ubuntu 14.04: sudo service mongod start And get the result: mongod start/running, process 67725 But when I check the status I get: mongod stop/waiting I tried to ...
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bash: /etc/openvpn/server.conf: Permission denied [duplicate]

I want to run this command: gunzip -c /usr/share/doc/openvpn/examples/sample-config-files/server.conf.gz > /etc/openvpn/server.conf Instead I get the error message: bash: ...
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How to remove file with ????? permission [duplicate]

I am not able to delete files/folders as I see some files/folders with permission ??????. How to remove them? Files are sitting in share folder of my Windows/Ubuntu machine drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf ...
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ERROR 1 (HY000): Can't create/write to file (Errcode: 13 - Permission denied)

I've been struggling for a couple of days with this now and have been trying to use this thread amongst other google searches to resolve it but can't seem to get it to work. When I run this SELECT ...
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Giving postgres access to root files

I created an Ubuntu 14.04.4 server on digital ocean. I have a directory off the root user called mapnik/data/. Inside is a file I want to import to postgres. When logged in as root ls -l ...
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Read / Write permissions in /opt directory

I installed Android Studio in my /opt directory without a hitch and have been using it. Recently, though, Android Studio informed me of an update. It won't perform the update, however, because it says ...
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Kolab setup - access denied

I am trying to setup kolab collaboration software on my Ubuntu 14.04 server. I am following the instructions here. The errors I get is during 'setup-kolab': Could not import LDIF file ...
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how can I give users access to specific hardware

I created a group named lock, using the command sudo groupadd lock and added some users, sudo usermod -a -G lock root but I do not see the users as having access to the hardware: $ ls -l /dev/ttyS* ...
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My normal user file system only works in read-only mode and i don't have the password for the root user

I have Ubuntu Server V14.10.the administration of this system disappears with a former employee. I do not have the root password and apparently the file system for the user that I use is protected and ...
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How to get permissions to execute programs from NTFS hard drive?

I have this problem: I'm used to compile and run .c files with CodeBlocks. If I do that from my Desktop (ext4 partition) it works without problems, but doing this from my secondary hard drive (NTFS ...
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mysql-workbench: Error log Permission denied

I recently installed mysql-workbench by installing first apt-config.deb from mysql website and then install the actuall mysql with sudo apt-get install mysql-workbenh (I used sudo for almost ...
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Deleted a primary group of my normal user by mistake

I've two users: My sudo user: na@na And my other regular user abc@abc where abc is the primary group My abc and na users are also members in another group as well which is: vboxusers Because I was ...
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How to access website from d drive in ubuntu with apache

I have a PHP website which I want to keep in D Drive which is shared between Windows and Ubuntu. I am trying to access that directory using apache from ubuntu. It's always throws error: [pid 2207] ...