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

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Readonly /dev/loop

I am mounting an iso file downloaded from CentOS website using below command as root mount -t iso9660 -o loop /root/Centos7ISO/CentOS-7-x86_64-Everything-1511.iso /mnt/CentOS7/ But it throws ...
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How to run the btsync service as the local user?

I just installed the new btsync package, per this blog post. All seems well, except I can't add any folders—the service is running under the newly-created btsync account. I need to find out how to run ...
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Determining which account failed to write to a folder

I'm trying to start Jenkins hosted through Tomcat7. The JENKINS_HOME variable is pointing to /opt/jenkins. The problem I'm having is this: when I try to start the webapp, it fails if tomcat7 is not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 needs reboot to apply group permissions recently granted to a user [duplicate]

After changing /var/www owner and group to www-data and permissions to 750 (drwxr-x---), I have tried to add the current user to the group www-data by using $ sudo usermod -a -G www-data username. ...
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Run computer as root without terminal [duplicate]

I have a lamp project and I can't move my project in the file I'm supposed to move unless I do it from terminal as root, and then it doesn't let me open the project and change it, I have a lots of ...
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Ubiquity not create user

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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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location (/media/...
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unable to access cifs network shared drive via fstab entry despite having administrator rights

Good afternoon- I am new to Linux and am attempting to mount a network shared drive with fstab entry but continue to receive a dialog stating "only system administrators have the permission to do this....
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locked workstation

I cannot login to my system. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ASUS X58L notebook. I left the workstation in suspend mode. My kids entered wrong passwords several times. they just typed characters and then hit ...
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key-mon and getting it to work in ubuntu 16.04

I'm using ubuntu 16.04 64bit and notice key-mon (app that shows what keys are pressed and mouse clicks for recording presentations) gets an error. The files are created in the tmp directory but it ...
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sed: no input file / permission denied

I get a weird error when I run 2 almost identical scripts and I don't get the difference. When I run this script things go well: #!/bin/bash sed -i 's/^\(\s*\)sudo\s*/\1/g' /home/d/Desktop/Sandberg/...
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User cannot edit files in a directory even though the user belongs to a group with write permissions?

I have an Apache2 installation. I have a folder on my desktop that I would like to use as the root directory rather than the default location. I have confirmed that Apache is using the www-data user ...
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Definitive permission to folder

I'm giving full permission in a folder using chmod: chmod 777 /srv/folder Inside this folder many other folders and files will be created. My problem is that the full permission does no apply to ...
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Can't compile programs on flash drive

I have mounted my flash drive to a new mount point inside my home folder. However, when I still try to compile my .cpp file, it tells me permission denied. How can I fix this? 1) In GParted, my flash ...
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Mounting Flash Drive to Compile C++ Programs

I am very new to Linux, and thus have very noob questions. I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my hard disk. However, my biggest issue is with flash drives. I have all of my .cpp files on ...
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Adding SSH to new user: Jailed (chrooted) SFTP user can authenticate, but is immediately exited [duplicate]

I'm having trouble creating a new user with some key permissions. I want this new user to do the following with "everything else" locked down: SSH tunnel to port 5432 (postgres) SFTP jailed to the ...
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Cant open pavucontrol

I just installed pavucontrol and cant open it. I get this Error whenever I open pavucontrol. When I tried to open it by sudo pavucontrol I get this error => altair@Aiden:~$ sudo pavucontrol Home ...
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FTP account for just one directory

Background information: I'm using Serverpilot to manage my Ubuntu server which doesn't provide any FTP service. There is a user: serverpilot With the home directory: /srv/users/serverpilot/ And ...
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Can't give write permissions to /root?

I am trying, and failing, to give the user jenkins write access to /root. Firstly: Yes, this is not something you would normally recommend doing. But for some reason Jenkins is insisting on writing ...
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what is dialout group in ubuntu?

what is dialout group in ubuntu?what permissions do the memberships of this group have?I read about it that memberships can access to the serial devices. what are serial devices? thank you for your ...
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Apache2 url not found

I have been having trouble recently with setting up files for others to download like when you go to www.website.com/downloads/download.exe. I want it to ask " if you want to download the file" right ...
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How do I make games 'public' in Ubuntu Server?

I'm fairly new. I thought I'd mess with paths and permissions and so forth by doing something pretty straightforward. I have the Infocom z-machine interpreter frotz installed and working. z-machine ...
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mysql and phpmyadmin File Permissions at home

14.04, Apache2 mysql php5.5.9: Can someone recommend a tutorial on usernames and file permissions for home, remote sandbox, and production servers for website development, or where can I find a ...
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Permissions to copy denied

I am unable to copy onto external device despite going into Dolphin in root. The permissions are denied and will not change. I have upgraded in Synaptic also. I get this message in root and would be ...
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Permissions in VSFPTd

I am trying to setup a VSFTPd Server on Ubuntu where I have multiple directories in a structure as follows: <ftp_root> |-> topic1 |-> user1 |-> user2 |-> topic2 ...
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Automatically Mount SD card

I have a beagleboard running Ubuntu. When it boots it does not automatically mount the MicroSD card so I mount it using sudo mount /dev/mmcblk0p1 /mnt/ which mounts it perfect. Then I want to upload a ...
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Directory Permissions

I have the following directory structure: rodrigo@LabGeM:/home/labgem/renameSeq$ ls -al total 1484 drwxrwxrwx 3 root root 4096 Mai 16 08:47 . drwxr-xr-x 31 labgem labgem 4096 Mai 16 09:07 ....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Vsftpd - different r/w permissions to one folder for different group of virtual users

I have configured Vsftpd on Ubuntu 16.04. Everything works fine, but I need one more thing. Let's say I have: folder /var/www/folder1/uploads Virtual users: admin1, admin2, admin3, customer I use ...
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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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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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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 ...