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Questions tagged [permissions]

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

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Script for permissions

Novice user here. I have created an environment where there are three users, Tim, James and Harry. I have created a group called Friends, which includes Tim and James. I have changed the permissions ...
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What is the best way to protect files of site on local machine?

I'm currently creating a website for one man, and i gave him my IP so he could check if everything was ok with a website. Now i wonder if he could copy all files within site directory, because every ...
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not open python as file or directory

I tried to develop pyarrow on my system for use it at python by using this site commands https://arrow.apache.org/docs/python/development.html in use the billow command cd arrow/python python ...
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Getting Permission denied (publickey) when login through ssh

I have been using this since last 5 month but today i have updated .ssh/authorised_keys (change my directory) and also was working fine but when give access to other machine (by update .ssh/...
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NFS Permissions get Reset as Non-Root User

NFS Question I'm trying to mount a network drive on a nearly fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 Server, and I'm getting some puzzling behavior. I mount the drive as root, and list the permissions: # ...
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User not in group despite /etc/group contents

I added a new group (call it newgroup) sudo groupadd newgroup I then added my existing user (call him myuser) to newgroup sudo usermod -a -G newgroup myuser I log out and back in, and I check /etc/...
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Why USERGROUPS_ENAB property in /etc/login.defs does not have any effect?

I just found the following comment in /etc/login.defs: # Enable setting of the umask group bits to be the same as owner bits # (examples: 022 -> 002, 077 -> 007) for non-root users, if the uid ...
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How to give edit permission of a directory to a user in Ubuntu 18.04?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.I have a PC with two different account, one for me & another for my wife. I want to give permission to access all the files & folders to my wife's account also. I have ...
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Error Creating Directory /media/new/folder; No such file or directory

I am using ubuntu 18.04. I have a 280GB ntfs partition that i want to use. When I mount it, I only have read access, cant write on it. After some googling i use follion line in /etc/fstab UUID=...
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Scanner permission problem

I use Canon MF-231 i-sensys. I install printer driver and all is good. But the scanner is still torturing me. Scanner not work properly. I check scanner with scanimage -L and get this: # sane-...
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with a live session of Ubuntu 18.04 how to access all folders with root previliges those are inside a disk having Ubuntu 18.04 Installed.?

I am new to Ubuntu. But interested to know better. Ubuntu 18.04 was successfully running. I have changed something in the root folder files during some trials, my Ubuntu 18.04 is stuck before gdm ...
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Using Plex and Snap apps. Mounting issues

I have a drive mounting issue, and I think it has to do with the way Nautilus takes ownership of my mounted drives. I have an NTFS partition mounted in /media through /etc/fstab. In this ...
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How to create a user with a restricted shell

I know there are other questions like this and I already read some of them. But it didnt fix my problem. I want to create a user that has sftp access to his home directory only and is not allowed to ...
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How to change permission on external hard drive in ubuntu

I formatted my External USB hard drive(466G) and now is not letting me make changes to it, like adding or deleting files. I can only read files. I tried different solutions but nothing helped. Sys....
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use a directory between 2 domain user in one pc with permission

Im trying to make a folder in /home directory and 2 users can share file between them on this folder one of them work directly on this pc and one of them are connected to this pc using vnc with ...
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Shares Ubuntu 14 or 16 [duplicate]

I have looked at the forum. It is amazing how complex all the problems and answers are. Setting sharing looks very simple for a folder. But it does not work for ether platform V 14 or v16. The share ...
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java.util.logger - Cannot create file in Ubuntu [closed]

I'm creating a Java Logger and trying to write to it in the console and into a file. The console part is working fine, but the file never gets created. I want the file to exist in my target folder. ...
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How to permit access only a single folder and restrict other

need Solution, I need to give a permission to users to access only a specified folder and restrict access other all folder. Need to create like FTP. So I had created 3 users and one group (tensult),...
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Struggling with file/samba/www-data permissions

I've set-up a home NAS which is mostly working, but I am struggling with permissions when it comes to SAMBA. My skill level is around script kiddie. History: Had been using a Seagate Central as ...
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Got error during installation of Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack

I have Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1.38 installed for long time: $ apt-cache policy virtualbox-5.1 virtualbox-5.1: Installed: 5.1.38-122592~Ubuntu~xenial Candidate: 5.1.38-122592~Ubuntu~xenial ...
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How to mount hard disk with write permission from Lubuntu 18.04 USB?

I am using Lubuntu 18.04 on USB in persistent mode, and I want to edit the files present on my hard disk. But when I mount the partitions from the file explorer, there are in read-only mode. Is there ...
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Ubuntu Budgie desktop installation failure

I installed Ubuntu budgie. I don't know p of programming and c of commands. My partitions situated in other locations are read only. I want to change it to all access. Now i have tried everything ...
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Groups for logged in user are missing [duplicate]

I am seeing a weird issue with my laptop installed with Ubuntu. When I log in and enter a terminal, I am missing groups: ~$ groups ant If I explicitly specify the username, I see all the groups: ~$ ...
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Permssion denied with ~/.xsession-errors and /var/log/Xorg.0.log (Is this normal?)

I"m stuck in a crazy login loop, which I thought was fixed but apparently not( by some Nvidia drivers) I tried removing all Nvidia drives, which I think I did, bug the login loop persists. I've ...
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W7HmPrem Access Denied to Samba Share on Ubuntu 18.04

I have a home media server running Ubuntu Server 18.04 with Samba sharing all externally connected devices. I configuration is set to allow annoymous access to the samba share to which I can browse ...
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Edit the /etc/sudoers file to provide permission to Jenkins

I need to edit the /etc/sudoers file using the command: sudo gedit /etc/sudoers and add the below: jenkins ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL Post adding and trying to save I am getting the error: (...
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Ubunu: restrict user only in a single directory without permissions to view anothers with SSH Key auth

Hi All! I have an issue and didnt find the solution/guide yet for 100% sure Ubuntu 14.04+: I want to add a user with his own home (base) directory to allow access to him ONLY inside this directory ...
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Run shell scripts on windows partition [duplicate]

I have a windows partition mounted in linux (setup with pysdm) with following options: nls=iso8859-1,umask=000,gid=users,user,uid=my_user I can access the data on the partition, write/read files, ...
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Mount partition with group permission in Ubuntu

I'm newbie using linux OS. I installed dual boot windown 10 and Ubuntu, everything work fine except a little trouble like that: I using MongoDB in win 10 and i don't want backup and import a new ...
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Monodevelop fails to connect debugger when not running as sudo

I am using monodevelop with Ubuntu 18.04 and using KDE desktop. When I start monodevelop as sudo all is working fine. When I start it normally without sudo then it fails to connect to the debugger ...
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Can't change a certain WiFi connection's settings with Ubuntu 18.04

I'm having a problem since I installed Ubuntu 18.04 over 16.04. I have a connection that gives me a lot of trouble, randomly fails and needs me to run sudo service network-manager restart to work. I ...
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ErrorCode 13 while moving the datadir of mysql to flash drive

I am trying to use my flash drive to run mysql, i.e. I want to use my flash drive to do all the operations of mysql in place of hard disk. I have followed the document of digital ocean to move the ...
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snap applications without permissions to write to home directory when using sssd

I have set up sssd and joined my 18.04 LTS workstation to the company domain. Most things work OK except for a couple of snap applications. When trying to run them I get errors creating files in ~/...
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OpenFOAMplus is inaccessible from home directory

I have installed OpenFOAMplus 1806 into a docker; But there are 2 super-important questions.. 1-My docker is installed on Linux , BUT docker home is NOT mounted to my home directory. To tell the truth,...
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Problem with installing thinkorswim

I have Ubuntu on three computers, one 16.04 (this laptop) and two with 18.04. the same thing happens on all of them. I download the thinkorswim installer file into Downloads, check the 'executable ...
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Linux SMB file share setup issues

Linux file share setup issues Using Ubuntu 18 LTS, want to use Linux SMB shares at branch offices with AD authentication and file permissions. Client Windows computer is Windows 10 Pro. Followed ...
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Docker: other users run their containers as my user by default

I've installed Docker CE from the official apt repository. To grant regular users access to Docker, I've created a group docker and added each user to this group. Yet, whenever any user runs something ...
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Revoke file ownership and give user

In my Ubuntu server I have a user call cod accidentally I give ownership for inside of some sh file then I login as root and try to remove owership permison but can't. sudo chown -R cod4up:cod4up /...
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Gaining root access then changing folder permissions

I need to change the permissions on a folder and its sub folders from 'root' to me 'andrew'. First I need to log in as 'root' to be able to change this - correct? The folder is - /usr. Chown and ...
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Dropbox asks Authentication is needed to run `/usr/sh' as the super user

This question has been asked several times, but the standard answer does not apply. Current system: Ubuntu 18.04, kernel version 4.15.0-29-generic. But it started on - I think - 16.xx. The system ...
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using cifs and cannot paste to folder or change ownership

I have been using the following to access files on a another PC on my desk and it has been working just fine for more than a year. I did an Update and Upgrade today and now I cannot Paste into the ...
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Is there any way to get rid of restrictions? [closed]

I'm somewhat newbie, so sorry to ask this silly question. I have recently installed Ubuntu 18. I have two problems with permissions. First of all, Telegram won't open unless you run the sudo command ...
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Problems to run a Xampp installation with root privileges even after chmod +x ( Ubuntu 18.04 )

After downloaded the package , i gave permission to the executer: chmod +x xampp-linux-x64-7.2.7-0-installer.run Then i ran: ./xampp-linux-x64-7.2.7-0-installer.run It trowed an error saying that ...
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ModuleNotFoundError: No module named 'nltk' after installation on a Windows 10 + Ubuntu 18.04 machine

I've been trying to solve this problem for the last couple of hours, without luck. I'm trying to run a python program that I wrote on my Windows 10 machine on my other machine that has a dual-boot ...
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Cannot change file permission after chmod 400

I am about to prepare for using AWS Jupyter Notebook. However, when using SSH to connect AWS, warning message of unprotected private key file prompted out. @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@...
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NTFS Archiving drive is only permanently deleting and cannot send items to trash

Okay so I've already done some research on this and I seem to have an intersection of a few problems. I have a drive /mnt/md0 that is a Raid1 3TB NTFS drive. My OS is 18.04.1 and is running off a ...
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Change www directory mode only from web application

I am using Apache web server in ubuntu, Linux. I am writing Web Application using CGI. There are the paths of my works. WWW Dir -> /var/myproj/www/ Data Dir -> /var/myproj/data/ App Dir -> /...
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keyctl add from initramfs

I have two luks-encrypted partitions on my disk alongside with the efisys partition. First encrypted partition contains /boot only and the second one contains lvm storage for /root and swap. Grub is ...
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Terminal will not access root folder

I am trying to access the root folder. I tried sudo -i cd /root/ and nothing happens. However I was able to access it from nautilus and that works. Am I missing something? Or is it only possible to ...
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How do I set separate file permissions for file's owner and others (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I'm trying to set up a "drop box" on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. The directory should allow me read/write/execute permissions. Others should be able to put files into the directory, but not view the ...