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

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rutorrent / rtorrent - strange permission problems

rtorrent via rutorrent front end was working fine, then I did a sudo apt-get upgrade and all hell broke loose! (and plex stopped being able to access too). Original setup was for all completed ...
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Having trouble seeing local development site hosted on SSD

I created a drupal site (that works fine on other machines) and put it on my SSD on ubuntu. I believe the path to this disk is: /media/username/Nameofdisk/sitename. I re-created the database and it's ...
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Authenticate to suspend?

Fresh install of LUbuntu 16.04 on a Compaq CQ58 (El cheapo AMD C60 laptop from Wal*Mart, bought on Black Friday 2012.) I walk away from it and it's supposed to suspend. I come back to an ...
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Mount ZFS dataset in unprivileged containers

First a bit of information about my configuration: Ubuntu 15.10 ZFS pool created LXC containers stored in pool/lxc Dataset created in pool/mydataset owned by user1 Now I need one of the containers ...
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SFTP permission denied on files owned by www-data

I have a pretty standard server set up running Apache and PHP. An app I am running creates files and these are owned by the Apache user www-data. Files that I upload via SFTP are owned by my own user ...
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Jails user in your home

I have VPS with many users, but i need jails user in your home. Example: User1 access /home/user1/public_html User2 access /home/user2/public_html Both can use SSH, but may not have access to /...
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docker warning config.json permission denied

I just installed docker and created a group and added my username to it to avoid using sudo every time. However when I do the test and run docker run hello-world it gives me following error: WARNING: ...
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Permission difference between root root and www-data root

-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1502 May 14 23:06 beamingweb.css -rw------- 1 www-data root 894 Mar 28 01:10 icon.ico What is the permission difference between these two files?
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Prestashop “Recursive write permissions” error

Trying to install prestashop locally (LAMP), the following error list prevents installation from moving forward. Permissions on files and folders Recursive write permissions for www-data user on ~/...
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Why can't I write to my external NTFS hard drive, even though my permissions are set?

On Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a 500GB external WD Hard Drive. After formatting to NTFS, I can not write files using the graphical Files explorer, I get the pop up error seen below: Pop up error copying ...
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Stop access of LAMP localhost files through LAN

I have made LAMP setup on Ubuntu 14.04 system. My system is connected with LAN. Also other systems are also connected to the same LAN system. So in the router there are IP are showing like 192.168.0....
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Bleachbit error messages

When I run Bleachbit Root through the terminal there is a message telling me that I do not have Administrative privileges, although I installed Bleachbit Root as Administrator. It does work and I can ...
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cifs, smb - Can't mount (permission denied) or navigate shared folder

I've recently bumped into this problem. I usually navigate through a local network shared folder from a Linux machine via smb (i.e. from file manger using smb: ). Now whenever I try to access the ...
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How do I use 'chmod' on an NTFS (or FAT32) partition?

I have a script that I need to execute on an NTFS partition. The script's permission is set to 600. I attempted to modify the permissions by running chmod 755 script.sh, which doesn't report a ...
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Restricting users to their web directory [duplicate]

I need to setup SSH/SFTP user access for two separate accounts and have them access a specific web directory and not have access to the rest of the server. What I tried to no avail: I modified the /...
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permission error when installing ttf-mscorefonts-installer

I wanted to install the Microsoft fonts on 16.04 and ran the command below, but there are many errors (or only warnings?) about that the user _apt has no permissions on the downloaded .exe files. ...
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What if I accidentally run command “chmod -R” on system directories (/, /etc, …)

I accidently ran sudo chmod 755 -R / instead of sudo chmod 755 -R ./ I stopped it after few seconds, but now there is some problems such as sudo: must be setuid root How can I revert ...
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Minecraft server on Ubuntu 16 not saving worlds on shutdown

My kids and I are trying to determine the issue with Minecraft server not saving worlds on reboot. If we log off and log back in, any progress is still present, but if I reboot the machine, the world ...
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Transmission gives Permission denied Error

I updated my home ubuntu server with a lot of updates (I think it was quite 1 year I didn't update anything). After this Transmission setting file /var/lib/transmission-daemon/info/settings.json ...
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How to see permisisons basing on user, not files/folders

I have samba share setup and permissions to files and folders are given through setfacl then a copy of the whole command setfacl -m user:*username*:rwx /mnt/working/*MainFolder*/Engineering dept/...
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Linux ACL setted folder deleted from Windows machine but not actually

I have setted ACL on my Linux server's share folder Share name is: account In account share company1 folder is present I have two user: lokesh, kamal I have given rwx permission to lokesh and rx ...
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ERROR 1045(28000) : Access denied for user 'root@localhost' (using password: no )

I'm trying to install queXS cati app on my Ubuntu desktop and I installed MySQL server and PHP 5 and I cannot login into MySQL server as root without password: mysql -u root it says ERROR 1045(...
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java exception: No such file or directory

I am trying to run a GATE application via jetty web application server in Ubuntu. I am getting java.io.IOException: error=2, No such file or directory because of a particular GATE plugin (...
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Woops. I did “chmod 777 /” [duplicate]

I was in a rush and accidently did "sudo chmod -R 777/". As you can imagine, everything is broken. I can't access sudo either. Is there a solution to this, or will I have to do a clean install?
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Editing /etc/sudoers to allow Winbind Group members to Only sudo to 1 Local User

I have multiple Ubuntu Linux hosts that need to connect to Active Directory for user management (unfortunately an actual LDAP server was not an option here...) and have configured Winbind to handle ...
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How do I change my username?

Some time ago when I installed Ubuntu I chose a rather stupid username for my account that I do not want to use anymore. How do I change this (including the name of my home directory, and the name ...
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Getting a `Permission denied` error from mount when trying to chroot to Arch Linux

I'm trying to chroot to Arch Linux on my 64-bit Ubuntu box by following the instructions listed here. Here are the steps I've taken so far: $ curl -sSLo archlinux.tar.gz http://mirrors.abscission.net/...
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How to transfer all my files to another user, including permissions

I have to create another user and transfer all my files to "him". The problem on Linux is that the new user will not be able to access them/edit them. Is there a fast command to transfer all files AND ...
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apt-get install r-base Gives 403 Forbidden Error

I am trying to install r-base in my just installed Ubuntu 14.04 system. However, I get the following error (only last few lines of output is shown here): 0 upgraded, 70 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
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Why git clone command isn't working?

I'm new to github and was trying out the git clone command, and when I try to run it , it gives me an error saying Cloning into 'rugged'... Warning: Permanently added the RSA host key for IP address '...
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Making an older iomega portable HD work on a Linux desktop

A long time ago, I bought an iomega portable hard disk to use with a Acer Aspire 1 running a linpus lite OS. It didn't work but a nice man at John Lewis Tech help talked me through how to get it going....
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Kubuntu 16.04 freezing upon login

I have just recently updated the permissions (allowing Plex media server complete access) to my Videos, Music, and Pictures folder in my home directory. Before that, I had (attempted to) updated the ...
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External drive mounts only as root

I'm having trouble with a USB drive. It used to automount just fine but for some reason those good old days are over. Not only does it not automount but mounting it as a regular user from Nautilus or ...
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Why does sudo require a password the second time in a bash script every time? [duplicate]

I have a simple very tiny web app, and wanted to make my life a bit easier by having a very simplistic deployment script, that does the following: Pull updates from git Run composer Change owner of ...
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rails --v works for root user but not for other users

I just setup a rails environment following https://gorails.com/setup/ubuntu/14.04 and using the recommended option i.e. with rbenv. Though rails is installed and works properly but only for the root ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server as file server for small business using samba? is it legal

We are implementing a new business and looking forward for a free file sharing server and thought giving samba server through Ubuntu for files and folder restriction/access permissions. should be able ...
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I chowned another drive folder but now nothing shows up

I was having some permission issues with the symbolic links in my /media/user_name folder so I decided to chown all my drives in it. The only problem is that when I go into the symbolic links, nothing ...
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Can't find files deleted from /var/www/

I was working on some files located inside my Apache's /var/www/html/ and accidentally deleted them. I did this via right-click "Move to Trash". However, looking at my trash folder, they aren't there....
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Software package fails installing because of permissions

I'm busy installing WS02 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server edition, right now I am facing some problems regarding permissions I guess below is my terminal log. I checked the directory with $JAVA_HOME and ...
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Writting files in the folder /var/www/html from PHP of Apache server

I have apache running on Ubuntu and I'm trying to write (copy an image) that is upload in the following folder: /var/www/html/images I'm trying to write it from HTML/PHP as per the following code &...
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What service asks for “Authentication to change own user data”?

Related: Seemingly random “Authentication is required to change your own user data” Every now and then (only after resuming from Suspend) I get the following dialogue. The information provided is ...
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How to add .bgl to GoldenDICT

I am trying to add a glossary to my goldendict. First I opened the .bgl's containing file which in this case was a .exe one and extracted the files. Then I used chmod to change their permissions to ...
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Simple Samba File Share

I'm trying to setup a simple ubuntu (14.04 lts) file server to allow win xp and osx machines on the network to have read write permissions to the share without having to authenticate with a password. ...
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Ubuntu can not access other ubuntu hdd which is external

I had 14.04 ubuntu and my laptop crashed. I need to save data from there. So i created a ubuntu 14.04 live usb and put in into my desktop and boot from it. I can see my hdd now (i connected via usb ...
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Permissions problems with /var/www/html and my own home directory for a website document root

I'm trying to not give 777 permission in my /var/www/html folder, but I want to edit my files without sudo. So I though in create a symlink of a folder in my home directory within /var/www/html. I ...
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Cannot save files even though logged on as Administrator account

I've logged on as an administrator user but I can't even save files using my IDE. Error mesage: "Could not save project: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /home/mike/Desktop/dl4j-0.4-examples/.idea/...
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Samba user and guest permissions

I have a folder in /var/www/html/ that people upload files to via PHP called store. store has the permissions rwxrwxr-- it is owned by the user josh and the www-data group. The store folder is also ...
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AppArmor: Unusual denied “name=<string>” message

I have a custom AppArmor profile to confine Syncthing. (I realise that this might not be a specific Ubuntu question, but I only use Ubuntu so I haven't seen if this affects other Linux distros). ...
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VSFTPD Virtual Users

I have created a web site on my ubuntu computer. I now need to be able to give 1 external user (no access to the computer itself, but FTP access) so that they are able to ftp files in and out of the ...
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Reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and now I cannot change preferences like theme, wallpaper, and nautilus preferences

So I just down-rev'd ubuntu from 13.04 back to 12.04 LTS desktop 64 (Precise). I am using Unity. I just reformatted the Ubuntu partition, but kept my home directory intact, and everything seemed to ...