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I have a strange problem. I gave a directory ci with chmod 777 ci permission. The ls -l command shows

drwxrwxrwx. 5 root root 4096 Jan 1 18:08 ci

But when I tried to create a file innetbeans, it shows The target folder is read-only. What is wrong?

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Is the mount point where the directory is located mounted as read-only? –  Aluísio A. S. G. Jan 11 '13 at 4:20
    
It is in root directory../var/www/html –  Nitish Jan 11 '13 at 4:28

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It's a server problem. This is happening because your directory needs server permission to write. Try this as root user:

chmod 7777 -R ci

(here 4th 7 is for server permission )

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What do you mean by "server permission"? –  Aluísio A. S. G. Jan 11 '13 at 5:58
    
Actually I'm not sure it's related to the actual problem or not. It's like whenever file or directory is created on server by remote client than you need server permission to create those file for remote client. –  Hardik Sondagar Jan 11 '13 at 17:47

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