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This is on a customized Ubuntu 10.10 LiveCD. I have a directory which the default user "ubuntu" owns, and the permissions on the directory is 777. I'm unable to cd into the directory as ubuntu user. However as root user I'm able to access it. What could be the reason? I'm able to view the directory in nautilus. Note: I originally copied the folder over from an NTFS disk.

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What is the error message when you try to cd into the directory? What does ls -ld /path/to/directory show? If there's a + at the end of the first column, what does getfacl /path/to/directory show? (If there's a +, it means there's an ACL, and that's probably the culprit.) –  Gilles Oct 26 '10 at 21:38
    
Thanks for responding. I rebuilt the LiveCD and it automatically started working. Not sure what was wrong. –  BlueSilver Nov 5 '10 at 8:19

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Can you give the output of

ls -la /your/directory

and

groups ubuntu

?

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Thanks for responding. I rebuilt the LiveCD and it automatically started working. Not sure what was wrong. –  BlueSilver Nov 5 '10 at 7:17

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