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

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Install font Tahoma in ubuntu

When I installing font Tahoma, with this code, i have 2 errors (permissions denied). Sorry for my English. : ) tomasz@TomaszPC:~$ cabextract -F 'tahoma*ttf' IELPKTH.CAB IELPKTH.CAB: WARNING; ...
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Passwordless ssh error

I am trying to enable passwordless ssh for Hadoop 2.6.0. The method I tried is as follows: ssh-keygen -t dsa -P '' -f ~/.ssh/id_dsa cat ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys I also ...
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Admin password recovery

I can not recover the admin password have tried all the steps, included in the blog by they all do not work keeps putting up password augmentation, password unchanged.
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Permission denied error during “hadoop namenode -format” command

I am trying to install single node hadoop cluster using this tutorial. I followed all the steps as mentioned the above link says but I am not able to format the namenode using command hadoop namenode ...
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Allow users in the “exampleuser” group to run su -c exampleuser

I want to modify sudoers so that users in the group www-data can switch to the user www-data without a password. I know it is possible, but I don't want to break my system. Here's what I have so far: ...
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Problems with accessing applications under /var/www

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. The DocumentRoot is /var/www/html When I type in my url address, it works fine: My test file shows up. When I try an application I installed under /app1 and /app2, ...
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Problems with permissions with squid3

I have been trying to get squid to work. I have a configuration for the cache to be created in the directory /var/cache/squid3/. However, I get this error when running squid with the "-z" tag (It is ...
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Apache AH00035 error: is it possible to place site directory on a mounted media without losing security?

I tried to put site files on an encrypted disk that's mounted to /media and got (13)Permission denied: AH00035: access to / denied (filesystem path '/media/username/partition') because search ...
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Wordpress can't upload files

I have installed LAMP stack and Wordpress on a local apache2 server using the tutorials here- ...
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What is the “sticky bit” (t permission) and why does /tmp have it?

When running the command ls -ld /tmp, the output would be: drwxrwxrwt 30 root root 20480 Mar 11 14:17 /tmp So I have two main questions: What is the letter t after the permissions? As far as I ...
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How to whitelist commands to certain users in Ubuntu

I have heard that there is a way to whitelist certain commands to users in Ubuntu. Such as allowing a user to run rm but not rm -r or rm -f. Hope someone can help.
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Change Folder/File Permissions for HIDDEN Subdirectories

This question is very similar to Change Folder & File Permissions for all Subdirectories , which worked for me completely when the folders weren't hidden. However, I have a hidden folder (call it ...
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how can I link virtualhost to /root/myfolder

I have change /var/www/html to /root/myfolder in /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf. But when I try to access website I get "forbidden" error. I tried adding permissions to /root/myfolder ...
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How to move files on Computer freely? [duplicate]

so I'm new to Ubuntu and I get frustrated everytime I need to move/delete/rename files on the computer drive I need to go through the terminal and go 'sudo ... ' .. is there a easier way to do it ...
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What is the Ubuntu equivalent of OSX `chmod -h` flag?

In OSX I can set the permissions of the symlink itself (instead of the thing it points to using the -h). From the man page: -h If the file is a symbolic link, change the mode of the link itself ...
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How to add flags and/or arguments to a command in the 'sudoers' file

How would I add flags and/or arguments to allow users in the sudoers file to run certain parts of commands, such as only allowing a user to run sudo rm and not sudo rm -rf? I am using 14.04. # # ...
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Restore permission default of /usr folder [duplicate]

I ran a stupid command: sudo chown -R ngoclb:ngoclb /usr. Then I couldn't use sudo command and login to Ubuntu. To fix this issue, I using recovery mode to chown /usr to root (sudo chown -R root:root ...
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How to add directory bookmark when the parent directory is not readable?

In file dialogs and file managers, it's possible to add bookmarks representing directories, used similar to other "places". To add a bookmark for a directory, I have to enter the parent directory and ...
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Any way to force files to inherit owner permissions from parent directory?

Is there any way to force a file, created within a directory, to inherit ownership from the parent directory? I tried the sticky bit, but that doesn't seem to work. Example of what I'm looking for: ...
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Certain commands not working for a user with sudo after adding to `sudoers` file

I cannot seem to allow the user (In this case Ruby) to run sudo rm -rf, sudo rmdir, or sudo mkdir. I have tried it with other commands and it works fine allowing that user to run sudo apt-get update ...
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After Permission & Ownership Changes system starts giving me errors

All problems started when I changed ownership and permission with gksu nautilus from the ETC and SBIN folder after realizing what I have done I followed some online threads I've put back chmod and ...
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CIFS client behaving as root on server

I have a CIFS client w/a regular user. I have a SAMBA server where the only user is root. I want the user on the client system to be able to access the files on the remote server as root. So far I ...
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Unable to Login as root after mysql service restart

I installed mysql on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS like: sudo apt-get install mysql-server libapache2-mod-auth-mysql php5-mysql after completely removing mysql with: sudo apt-get remove --purge mysql-server ...
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Creating a 'public' group for accessing programs throughout the OS

You see, I have xampp, Android SDK installed in /opt/ directory as root. Now, the problem is, this machine is being used by 2 people (my sister and me) and even she uses them both. The problem arises ...
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Permission denied in FTP even though I'm the owner

Okay, so I've tried my best at finding the answer to this by searching and looking through possible duplicates, but I just can't so forgive me if it's out there somewhere anyways. My issue is as ...
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Permission denied for shared drive

Fairly new to Ubuntu; I'm trying to share a drive containing video files on my tower with two laptops, all running 14.04. When I go into the network and try to open the drive, I get the following: ...
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samba: create mask & force create mode can't set group write bit

Tried all combinations for create mask and force create mode. Regardless of this, all created files got "rw-r--r--" instead of "rw-rw-???" (I don't care about "others" permissions). smbd version ...
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Apache2 doesn't give files away

what could it be a reason for such an error: If I go: http://myhost/munin/ I get 403 Error: Forbidden. You don't have permission to access /munin/ on this server. Permissions for files are the ...
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Can't change folder permissions using `ispconfig` [on hold]

How can I change the permissions for all my folders . Note: I have root access to my server. P.S. "Opération non permise" = "Operation not permitted" lsb_release --short --codename&&uname ...
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How to create a SFTP (SSH) User with extremely limited permissions

i run a server on Ubuntu Server 14.04. I want to create a user that is able to connect via sftp, download 1 file and terminate the connection. The user should not be able to do ANYTHING else. Browsing ...
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Is it OK to mount a partition to /home/

My office system's HDD capacity was 500 GB, but the usable space was only around 100 GB. When I analysed disk I found that some of the space was used by boot and swap and the rest was used by an empty ...
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Regarding user permissions

i want to create user with limited user user permissions like USB port allows only printers and browser allows only specific site like that.please provide me solution for this.
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Ubuntu admin user privileges error

When trying to change settings in the network toolbar dropdown, I get this error: Connection activation failed (32) Not authorized to control networking.` When trying to mount a USB drive: Unable ...
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Suddenly can't run sudo

I didn't do anything on the computer except Internet for a few days and suddenly when I tried to do: $ sudo apt-get update I got: sudo: effective uid is not 0, is /usr/bin/sudo on a file system ...
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What does `pbrun -u [username] dap' do?

What does pbrun -u [username] dap do? I tried to search for the dap option, but not sure exactly what this dap stand for and its functionality.
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How do I get write access to my external hard drive?

I have recently formatted an external hard drive for use with Ubuntu 14.04 using GParted. I formatted the drive to Ext4, and everything seemed to work until I tried to copy files to the drive, at ...
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Permission denied (failed to create pid) when starting SphinxSearch

When I try to start the SphinxSearch service like this /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start or this sudo /etc/init.d/sphinxsearch start I get the following error Starting sphinxsearch: Sphinx ...
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Permissions when installing brackets.io

I recently installed the brackets editor and was wondering what the best approach to handling the file permissions is. I tend to edit php/html files that are located in my /var/www/html and I'm ...
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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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MATLAB R2014a permission denied problem

i have installed matlab r2014a on my pc, it was all ok during installation, but at the end when i try to lunch the programm without sudo permission i have this error message: ...
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Where is the unlock full access in filemanager on Aquaris Ubuntutouch?

I use the File Manager version 0.4.386 and I don't find the "unlock full access" button. It is not in the field with with new file and properties. I don't know why. If somebody could help me that ...
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Execute scripts and Java programs from apache/PHP

I'm trying to allow apache and PHP to execute a script I have written that is located in /usr/local/lib the script in question is called "pathy" has been added to the path in my .profile, and I can ...
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unsafe ownership on homedir

I am trying to run gpg on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit LTS I get the following error: gpg: WARNING: unsafe ownership on homedir `/home/jeffrey/.repoconfig/gnupg' gpg: failed to create temporary file ...
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Samba file share permissions issue

I have a quick question in regards to Samba share. I have recently built an Ubuntu server and moved all my previous Windows NTFS HDD into the server. My goal is to share all 4 HDD to utilize on my ...
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“Find” Permission Denied

I am a new user of Ubuntu and I was trying to find my xorg.conf. I used find / -name xorg.conf but it says "permission denied" like in this image. What can I do to get the permission? ...
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Why do I not have permission to access my usb device, wihch is in /dev/ttyUSB0, even though I am in dialout?

Ubuntu 14.04 problem: It seems I do not have permission to access ttyUSB0, though I am already in the dialout group.(and logged out and back in) Heres some things I have run: ammirato@bvision4:/dev$ ...
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bash: ./name.exe: Permission denied

I want to execute a program in Ubuntu 12.04...but when I type ./programname.exe it makes error: bash: ./gbat.exe: Permission denied and I typed "chmod +x programname.exe" , but it doesn't fix ...
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Default permission for /opt/lampp folder

I want to know correct permission or default permission for /opt/lampp folder. By mistake I have given command sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/lampp. Therefore I am getting error. MySQL said: Documentation ...
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Permission denied trying to setup postgres sql

I'm trying to setup Dspace for a uni job here, but this Protgres SQL is asking for a password (For the postgres user) but it's supposed to be indent, I have no idea what's going on. So, When I try to ...
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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) ...