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

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XRDP Logout works on 12.04m fails on 14.04

I am using XRDP service to remote into several machines. A machine running 12.04, I can remote into, and when I complete work I can logout, and it logs out just fine. For a machine running 14.04, I ...
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How to execute the app just by root or specific user?

I wanna install an application to linux and it's important it just execute by the specific user or root. for example openssl, As you know when the users, enter the command like this : openssl version ...
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Change Phone Ringtone permissions

I have tried to copy a ringtone to the usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/ringtones/ folder, but it will not copy. Is it RO? if so is there a way to change permissions for this folder only [there is information ...
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How to run patching program as sudo with Wine?

I've recently installed Wine on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm trying to patch a game I get the following error: Please run the patching program again with full administrative rights! So I tried to run ...
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User Groups Best Practices in Ubuntu Server

I reciently decided to manage my own web server (Ubuntu/Nginx) and as best practices I went and disabled the root user and created a new one with root privileges. When I created the new user I didn't ...
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Prevent access to a folder in WINE (running on Lubuntu)

I have a windows executable that takes in a project file name and runs it this way, under WINE (on Lubuntu). I call the below line through a batch file that resides in the same application directory ...
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How to sudo git clone and safely change permission to another user

On Raspberry Pi, I log in as the default user Pi. I do a sudo git clone on a repository, because it needs to create directories. This is specific for DNU/DNX, because we cannot run sudo dnu restore ...
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Mount type always set to none

Wish you a good day! I want to mount a folder with type ntfs or ext2 or ext4 in order to set permissions for files in that. This is how I did: tudinh@Acoustic:~$ sudo mount --bind -v -t ext2 -o ...
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Installing IonCube on Ubuntu without root privileges

I'm attempting to install IonCube loaders via the ionCube Loader Wizard. I selected "local" and then on the next step, I get the following message: Please note that the following problem ...
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Is it ok to use “permissions” option on top of “defaults” in /etc/fstab for ntfs-3g?

When I use ntfs-3g GUI tool it automatically appends "defaults" option for each NTFS partition on my hard drive (Dual boot with windows).As a result every files & folder are owned by root. Now As ...
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Cannot save files in Sublime Text 2

As stated in the title, I am unable to save my sublime text 2 files. I tried running the gksudo subl command and "Save as" but to no avail. Any other workaround for this? What is causing this issue? ...
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Can't access software manager or do updates in terminal [duplicate]

I can't open the software manager at all. Also on trying to do and update I get the following. ~ $ apt-get update E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied) ...
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Permissions issue when running Ghost blog using forever

I am trying to run a Ghost blog on an Amazon AWS Ubuntu server using forever so that I can close the terminal window & leave the blog running. I think it is not running due to a permissions issue ...
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External drive permissions - unable to change [duplicate]

I have an external drive (format to NTFS) and I would like to be able to run a bash script on it. At the moment it won't let me set permissions to execute for my bash script using chmod +x {file} ...
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What is meaning of 755 permissions in Samba Share

I am experimenting with Samba. I have a RAID drive mounted on /mnt/raiddrives, and I want to share it on my network giving everyone full access to it. The Ubuntu guide says to do something like below ...
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“No root file system is defined. Please correct this from the partitioning menu.” [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 on a new harddrive in my PC. I'm not using Windows for anything. The hard drive does not have WIndows on it. I used a program to get Ubuntu onto the harddrive via ...
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save files in /home/user1/public_html to /home/user2/public_html

I am at a stand still. I am trying to figure out how to allow a php script on /home/user1/public_html/* to save file to /home/user2/public_html/images Everything goes well but the file is never ...
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Understanding Group Permissions

I'd appreciate help with a couple questions regarding standard file permissions. Assume that I'm not using access control lists. If a file is associated with multiple groups, must all groups have ...
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Apache2 can't access directory root of localhost, permission denied (AH00035)

I have try many solution but I'm still get this (13)Permission denied: [client 127.0.0.1:42105] AH00035: access to /favicon.ico denied (filesystem path '/home/dixon') because search permissions are ...
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How to deny access to a user for everything except only one directory

How can I deny access for an existing user for everything and everywhere except for only 1 directory in the system. I mean after login the user should only be able to create, read and delete files in ...
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Can't start MySQL service after permissions issues

I'm hosting a local LAMP server with Magento installed on it (in /var/www/html/magento), which I've had working fine, but I managed to break some things tonight. I encountered an issue with part of ...
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I just installed an external cd/dvd r/w drive (SDRW-08D2S-U LITE , but cant write

Everything appears to be working right, but I get an error saying I might need to change my permissions. It goes through the steps of trying to burn the music files, and then stops, and says it ...
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Running upstart jobs as root but works like unprivileged users

I Have a application that need to run like root user, but I need that the enviroment, will be of an unprivileged user. For example: ipython, start by root (ubuntu) user; but I need that cann't run ...
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Give files user permissions

I'm having a hard time solving this problem. write a shell script to check the executable rights for all the files in the current directory. if the file doesn't have the user executable right then ...
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I can't access my folder through Samba?

Okay so basically what's happening is, I made a folder called "Backup" and added a couple of folders. I can access all the folders in Backup but I can't access one specific folder that I named "HDD". ...
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File Permissions and umask [duplicate]

I am new to linux in general and have figured out the different programs belong to different groups. I can easily solve my own problem by typing sudo all the time. But I'd rather understand the why of ...
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How can I gain ownership of a partition which mounts on boot up please? Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm a relative newbie. Ive done a bit of systems editing but only by copying scripts and seeing if they work - ie trial and error I've created a ext4 partition. Gparted confirms (mount point: /media ...
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What is the mechanism behind the Ubuntu GUI shutdown option?

Please correct me if I am wrong. When we try to shutdown or reboot from terminal by using sudo init 0, sudo init 6( or any other command for the same purpose ) commands we need be root to perform ...
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Permission Issues with /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt

When trying to curl or git clone something over HTTPS as a regular user, it fails with the error: fatal: unable to access 'https://github.com/mikemackintosh/xxx/': Problem with the SSL CA cert (path? ...
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mounting remote using sshfs

I'm trying to mount a remote server to edit some project i used to do that on windows using winscp. Now I'm using xubuntu and trying to mount a remote filesystem to my pc. I'm using this command to ...
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Disable tightvncserver for a certain user

I don't want user "test" connect to my server with tightvncserver. How I disable this command only for this user, while allowing it for user "myuser"? What I've done so far: I added user "test" ...
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How do i set up permissions for apache to run fastCGI programs

I am trying to get Apache2.4 to run compiled fastcgi programs on an Ubuntu 14.04 based system. I am using mod_fastcgi and am getting the errors FastCGI: can't start server ...
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How do I change user ownership

I recently fat-fingered a permissions change in my /home/randy folder. When I check permissions by booting off a live session cd I see user is 1000. I can't gain access to it. Is all lost? Hey Guys, ...
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Setting up Samba Shares with users that have different read/write permisions

I have just set up a Samba Server and setting up my shares, I have a Media Share that looks like this in the config file. [Media] comment = Media path = /Media browsable = yes read only = no ...
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problem with sudo somehow disabled

This is for an Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop (Dell inspiron 3135). Somehow the capability to use sudo got lost, and probably connected, I can no longer log in on a locked screen. There is no problem to ...
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Create nested samba shares with different user access

I am working at a small company and am the most tech-savy so I am in charge of setting up the server. I chose linux because of it being free and less malware prone. I am a novice linux user. I have ...
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Need help installing openvpn-2.3.7.zip from source

I downloaded openvpn-2.3.7.zip and unzipped it to my /home directory. Next I did the following: username@hostname:~$ sudo -i [sudo] password for username:~$ (After keying in the password I am in ...
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403 Forbidden Error LEMP

I have a nginx server running with a wordpress and Ajenti setup working like a champ. As well as gitlab and owncloud which both work, just not used. But when I try to access a new setup, opencart, ...
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File permission problem on Ubuntu Lamp server

Please don't mark it as duplicated. I've tried a lot but can't make it working. I've installed LAMP using tasksel. Everything is fine but having file permission error (While installing WordPress I ...
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permission problem while installing hadoop?

after extracting hadoop I open my .bashrc file and edit this export HADOOP_HOME="/media/hadoop/linux/soft/hadoop-1.2.1" PATH=$PATH:$HADOOP_HOME/bin export PATH then save and open new terminal and ...
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Is there any way to add myself to the sudo's file, again?

Accidentally, I must have removed myself from the sudo's file in Ubuntu 15.04. This has resulted in that I cannot use tools like chown or alike. The OS is running on my laptop, and I'm the only user ...
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How to use SFTP with PHP Storm to access server /var/www folder

I am trying to use PHP Storm with a remote server project, but unfortunately I cannot succeed in configuring SFTP. I have followed these steps SFTP www. But I still get the same error ... Write ...
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How to add write permission to a group?

How can I give write permission to a group? The problem is: when somebody creates a file in the folder, the others in the same group can't modify it. I tried chmod, but the newly created files had ...
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Chaning the ssh_configure file context

I tried to run my jar file on server with following command java -Jar file.jar I often get write fialed: broken pipe if my client computer go sleep and resume later. I want to solve this ...
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How can I mv files from another user to my Home folder (knowing the password of the other user)?

Suppose I am logged in as user A on a PC. On the same PC there is another user B. I want to move certain files from user's B home folder to A's home folder. Note that neither A nor B are sudo. ...
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Changed group on a folder now client machine has wrong permissions

I have created a new group called "sambashare" and I have added my user "fred" to this group. I have changed permissions on a directory /opt/data/admin like this: sudo chown -R root:sambashare ...
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Accidental changing of permissions to run sudo, leading to its inability to function

I ran sudo chmod 777 -R /usr/bin as I had a few programs there I wanted to be able to run with more ease, without continuously entering my root password but now /usr/bin/sudo keeps giving me an error ...
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Why I can't write a file in /tmp/ even when it is root:root and has “t” flag?

I am using the postgres user to execute some special commands. For that, I am trying the following: $ sudo su - postgres postgres$ ls -l /tmp drwxrwxrwt 13 root root 4096 jun 8 12:20 tmp ...
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Unable to save file to ntfs partition from windows

I changed the fstab entry for my windows(NTFS) partition to /dev/disk/by-uuid/E87231007230D552 /windows-partition auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,permissions,users,auto,exec,umask=0022,uid=1000,gid=1000 0 ...
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Add files to /var/www/ [duplicate]

I just installed lamp-server^ and wanted to try it I created a php file but I was not able to move it to /var/www because owner of that folder is root I managed it using terminal (I logged in as ...