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

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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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Prevent group ownership change on file save?

For any given file in the web root, the permissions are initially set to me:www-data with chmod 750. Opening a file in an editor and saving via the editors save command changes the group to me:me. How ...
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Why are the default permissions for /media/username root:root?

I have tweaked the permissions on /media/username from root:root to username:root [1]. I understand that a user-centric location allows user-centric permissions [2]. But why were the permissions for ...
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deluge can write to file afger restart

if I restart deluge torrent downloader, the torrents do not continue downloading. the error meassge is: Permission denied in the file tab of each torrent. If I add new torrents to download, ...
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Truecrypt read only Ubuntu

So i have an issue with Truecrypt after moving across from my Mac OSX. Treucrypt file container created in MacOSX, now living in my Ubuntu home folder. Now when I mount my Truecrypt volume (asks for ...
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I am the admin but not the owner. How do I become the owner

I try to save /etc/default/grub after making edits, but I don't have permission and only the owner can change permissions. How do I become the owner?
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copying from live CD requires permisison

due to a system crash I am using a live cd to boot the system and copy all important files from my computer to an external drive, however there are some files for which i receive an error msg "error ...
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Unison bidirectional sync - problem with set permissions?

I have setup unison to sync a folder on two computers. On the first one C1, the folder is inside Home. On the second one C2, the folder is on a partition, which is mounted automatically at startup. ...
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Added new partition to system, “permission denied” when running programs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu took away permissions from my Data partition I reformatted a NTFS partition on my system with ext4 because I want to use it on my current Ubuntu installation, not ...
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Brightness Save on Reboot

I have a problem where the brightness does not save after a reboot on 14.04 LTS, but I had the same problem on 12.04 LTS (before I broke the system). Before you say this is a duplicate of a million ...
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Permissions of www-data on an addtional drive on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to give rwx permissions to www-data in /media/bblab/Database/data to install OwnCloud. bblab is my user name and Database is my disk label. The step I mount the drive is: login as bblab ...
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Mount USB drive with write permissions for everyone or specific user

I know there are similar questions but I get some specific problem I can't overcome. I have: HDD split into two partitions. /dev/sdb1 and /dev/sdb2. sdb1 is NTFS and I don't need it. I need sdb2 ...
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Setting up a debug/profiling environment for remote site

I'm having some issues with profiling a site that is loading slowly (close to 2 minutes). It is developed in PHP, Smarty and MySQL (using nginx as the web server), and I've been wanting to use Xdebug ...
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Attempting to setup Ubuntu 12.04 SSH Server: -bash: /etc/hostname: Permission denied

Attempting to setup an SSH-server running Ubuntu 12.04. Went to "HowToForge" to scout for potentially advanced or knowledgeable advice upon how to accomplish this, then I ended up running into a ...
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FireFox won't launch, “Error: Access was denied while trying to open files in your profile directory”

I cannot launch FireFox, as I'm getting the "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." error when I attempt to launch the latest FireFox in Ubuntu 13.04 (up to date). ...
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Write to user defined partition /data

I'm a newbie in Linux/Ubuntu/Xubuntu world. In order to supply data encapsulation I defined separate partition "/data" on my HDD, where I want to store all my user data, separately from ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 QtCreator Qt5 examples missing

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I removed the official qtcreator in order to install the modified version from the software center because I'd like to try the SDK. Fortunately, the docs are now ...
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Default file permissions for php user www-data

I have a php installed on my ubuntu machine. The web root is /var/www I set the permissions for this folder like so: sudo chown -R ftpuser:www-data /var/www ftpuser is the user I set up so I ...
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Mysql on Ubuntu 14.04 problem with AppArmor permissions for data directory

I've been using MySQL with a different location for the database date since Ubuntu 12.04 and had no problems. My configuration was like this: Data in /home/db/mysql Link in the default location sudo ...
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All the files created have executable permission after doing some alterations to fstab

I made the following changes in /etc/fstab, after doing this any file i create in any of the partitions has executable permission. Pls help me out. This is my /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file ...
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LAMP 403 Forbidden

I have installed LAMP and webmin to Ubuntu. Using webmin I have created Virtual Host: IP - 192.168.0.104, Document Root - /home/inferusvv/www (by the way it doesn't matter, I create it using webmin or ...
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How to run Celtx without gksudo

I use the screenwriting software Celtx on Ubuntu 12.04. It runs fine, except that I have to use the software regularly, and it asks me to enter the password every time I want to use it. I changed the ...
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using Sublime Text 2 without having to open as root

I'm trying to figure out how I can run sublime text 2 without root. I have been told prior to use the command gksu sublime & and that has been working, but all the files that I create from within ...
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Is it possible to prevent user from open/save file dialog in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've a number of kiosk computer implemented my company's application which use firefox as front end user interface. All the users have to do is just staying on firefox to do their job. However when ...
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Can't copy files from mac osx via afp due to locked volumes

I am trying to copy some files from my laptop (OSX) to a file share on my ubuntu server. I have connected to the server in finder and I am able to copy from it and execute, delete files on the share. ...
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cannot access copied folder in htdocs of lampp in ubuntu?

I want to move my web content from window 7 to ubuntu 12.04. So I copy my web content and move it to my /opt/lampp/htdocs folder, then I have change the folder permission using :: 1) sudo -s 2) ...
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How to give groups and users different permissions.

I have an assignment whereby I am asked to create 5 user accounts in Ubuntu and then create 3 groups for them to belong to. This part I did just fine. There are now 5 user accounts in my Ubuntu OS ...
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Is sudo 775 - R /var/www/ proper permission for Lamp

i am trying to give below permission sudo 775 - R /var/www/ all folders and all files permission for www folder of lamp for sudo user.Is it good for system.
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Mount and bind directory to access it with Apache 2.2.20 on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm new un the world of GNU/Linux and I have a problem which I think is caused by the permissions which are not correct. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with chroot running under Android 4.4.2 (I don't know ...
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How do I install .run files?

My PC has both Ubuntu and Windows 7 installed. I have installed all my drivers in Windows like NVidia graphics, motherboard etc. Shall I install them in Ubuntu too? I looked on the web for my Nvidia ...
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Using gui (nautilus, say) to copy root files while preserving permissions

Using a gui, I would like to copy a folder hierarchy in which some files belong to a user, some to root, producing an exact copy (same file permissions in target). Using gksudo nautilus allows ...
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Why can not i see some files on shared folder of Virtualbox?

I tried to share mounted ntfs drive on my Ubuntu to Virtualbox (installed WinXP SP3) but something weird was happened. My sharing folder process was success but when i tried to access my shared folder ...
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Running Apache as FTP users

I have an Ubuntu server. Apache, MySQL and VsFTPd are running on it and it hosts more than one web sites. Every web site owner has an FTP user to upload files. However, Apache is running as www-data, ...
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Another fatal: does not appear to be a git reposity question

On my local repo I added and committed all my code into a master branch that I am trying to push to a remote repo. When I enter git push engFormula master. I get a does not appear to be a git ...
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Problem accessing hard disk from administrator account

I logged in to my guest account and read the hard disk drive by entering the password and then I logged out from guest account and then log in to administrator account after doing this I am not able ...
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SSH Write Failed: Broken Pipe [migrated]

I used to be able to connect via ssh (terminal) with the user I have created but now I keep getting: "Write Failed: Broken Pipe" and I can only connect as root In the ssh auth.log I get the following: ...
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How to edit /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts and similar files and why they can (not) be edited

I a trying to edit the following file (ls -alstr output): 0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Apr 15 17:07 /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts Unfortunately, if I try to edit it with vim or simply ...
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ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)

I know that some users may say that this is a duplication but seriously I have combed the answers and those on the internet for over half a day and I am so frustrated i am going to explode. Now that ...
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allow access to all users to /mnt/volume

I have mounted a disc (/dev/sdc1) at /mnt/media/ with the following command in my /etc/fstab /dev/sdc1 /mnt/media ext4 user 0 2 However I don't have access for all users. Only root has ...
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Privileges Denied : Trying to Change setting of an application

I am a newbee, i've installed wine-1.6.1 (following , Can Wine support Office 2007?). Later i did install IDM successfully, right clicking the .exe file and choosing "open with wine windows program ...
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Restore read-only file from Deja-Dup

I have a backup of my web server files (user=www-data) created by my main Ubuntu user (not root) that has read access to the web server file system. I am unable to restore files via the Nautilus ...
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postfix/postfix-script: warning: not owned by postfix: /var/lib/postfix/./*

(Ubuntu 10.04 LTS) I installed postfix and ran dpkg-reconfigure postfix and called postfix start and got this error message: root@msc:~# postfix status postfix/postfix-script: the Postfix mail ...
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Application require Administrator Authentication

I have installed wine simulator in my ubuntu 12.04 LTS. And I have 2 users on my machine Administrator User (Administrator Account) Net User (Standard Account) Now both user able to install ...
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Evince won't save files, says “Permission denied”

If I go into evince's save dialog, go to /home/username/Documents, in my home directory, and try to create a new directory (e.g. foo), the operation fails. Evince says: Could not create directory ...
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Ownership in LAMP [duplicate]

I am relatively new to managing my own server but I am very eager to learn and right now I am able to install my own LAMP stack on an Ubuntu server 12.04 x64. I am using WordPress as for my blog, now ...
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Ubuntu is not booting up

I have installed a apps from ubuntu software center namely "mount manager" to mount few of my ntfs drive automatically when I login. After installation and configuration I have restarted ubuntu to ...
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Udev - How to change device group?

By default, all hard drive and usb drive devices belong to group "disk". I want to change usb drives to group "adm". I verified the ID_BUS $ udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdb | grep ID_BUS E: ...
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Permission denied while installing matlab in ubuntu 12.04

I'm installing Matlab in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS by using terminal commands. As mentioned in installation guide I am entering the following command: /path_to_dvd/install & but when I enter the command ...
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Although permissions are correct, getting “permission denied”

When login in I get /etc/bash_completion.d/gzip: permission denied /etc/bash_completion.d/resolvconf: permission denied I login and sudo to root. Then I see similar errors when I try to run ...