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Giving ownership of the directory to the apache user? [duplicate]

I have installed wordpress on LAMP. As I am new one to Ubuntu. So, I Used this online tutorial How to install wordpress on ubuntu manually But when I am trying to give ownership of the directory to ...
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How to save php file in /opt/lampp/htdocs without going to terminal and type sudo gedit? [duplicate]

I am very new to Ubuntu and I still don't understand a lot of basic concepts so please bear with me. I successfully installed XAMPP 1.7.4 in my ubuntu 11.04. The XAMPP is installed in /opt/lampp. I ...
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Permission denied to copy or paste files in the system folders [duplicate]

Problem Statement: Well I have installed Xampp 1.8.1 in my Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit system. But I couldn't paste my web files to the /opt/lampp directory where lampp is installed. As I try to paste my web ...
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How do I give myself access to /var/www to create and edit files and folders in it without 'sudo'? [duplicate]

I have a folder in my web server /var/www. I need to add files to the folder, but the system will not let me unless I use sudo. Is it possible to give myself access to modify the folder and its ...
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How to give permissions to www-data to log in with ssh? [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server, where Apache runs as user www-data. I would like to be able to log into the server via ssh as www-data. How can I define a password for www-data without breaking the ...
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How can I give myself permission to edit files in /var/www without having to use the root account or sudo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? Permissions mystify me. I'm worried about compromising the security of my folder, too, since it's public.
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Creating directories with correct permissions for Laravel [duplicate]

I’m a developer. A few days ago I started using Laravel on Ubuntu. When I use the terminal to create a new directory it appears with a padlock on it. Even logged in as root I have to give it ...
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give permission to /var/www [duplicate]

When I write this to give permission to www directory: zeb@zeb-Lenovo-B570:/var$ chmod 251 www/ zeb@zeb-Lenovo-B570:/var/www$ ls Its gives error: ls: cannot open directory .: Permission denied I ...
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How do I save php file in var/www/html when it shows error “Permission denied”? [duplicate]

I cannot save a php file in var/www/html and my computer shows error "Permission denied". How to change permission to save file here?
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Permissions issue when trying to save file to /var/www [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to avoid using sudo when working in /var/www? I have install PHP from this article on my ubuntu computer http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/ubuntu/installing-php5-and-apache-...
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cannot access copied folder in htdocs of lampp in ubuntu? [duplicate]

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: sudo -s cd /opt/...
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3answers
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Apache - the var/www has root as owner [duplicate]

I have downloaded Apache on Ubuntu by following this tutorial. It installed the Apache nicely and it is running successfully but there is one problem which is a huge one. I do not have permissions to ...
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4answers
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Can't create a folder inside my local server? [duplicate]

I recently installed Lampp server (version 1.7.7) so I went to my local folder, which I believe is in /opt/lampp/htdocs because that's where I've installed my server, and wanted to create a folder ...
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1answer
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how to log in as root in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am new to the world of linux and I've installed a Xubuntu 12.04 on my desktop computer. I am learning web development (Php, html, CSS, javaScript, JQuery etc...) so I need to establish an Apache ...
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2answers
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Shortcuts on my desktop? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have 14.04 release, and I wanted to add a shortcut of /var/www to my desktop, since I want to do some PHP development. I went to /var/www to make a link, but my right-click menu ...

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