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chown for files generated by a process running as root

I have a Fedora server running an application as root (via sudo). The users operating the application can extract data with "Save as" menu from inside the application. However, the generated files has ...
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Making thunar-volman in XFCE4 mount removable drives with read-write permissions for everyone

I have a problem. I'm using minidlna on my Fedora 20 box to share multimedia with TV set-top-box and mobile devices in home. The problem is: minidlna can only see the files if they're availabe to ...
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permission denied on authorized_key file

On fedora 16 I copied my public key to /home/user/.ssh/authorized_keys file user comes from ldap. But could not authenticate over ssh without password for this user. It works for root. strace on ...
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Linux users permissions

I have to do the following as homework (on Fedora): Make 3 groups S,F,A add some users to the groups Make a file for each group which only the group members can use. I logged as root and make in ...
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Apache won't start after creating symbolic link

I'm installing Apache for the first time and trying to display some webpages on localhost. Apache's default path for serving web pages is /var/www/html/ but I don't have permissions to write there. ...
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Not able to log in as root in fedora 17

I am not able to log in as root in Fedora 17 Error is su: cannot set groups: Operation not permitted What to do to solve this error The permission has been changed to -rwxrwxrwx I want to ...
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Changing permissions for specific folder

i need some help. I'm using Fedora 15. I have 2 users: user1 and user2 and directory in /usr/local/example_directory. Now for this directory owner is user1 and other users can only read this. I need ...
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706 views

Permission Denied running python script from samba share

I'm trying to mount a samba share on a Ubuntu 12.04 desktop from a Fedora 17 desktop. I can create, edit and delete files with no problem but when I try to run python scripts on the share i get a ...
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Can't login as root after changing permissions of /usr/bin

I changed the folder permissions of /usr/bin to 777. Now when I login to root user it shows "incorrect password". Now I'm not able to do anything on this PC. How can I revert the permissions of ...
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How to set permission for run a program which is installed by root permission?

I have installed the MyEclipse 10.1 via root permission and now when I want to run this program by my own user, it says that /opt/MyEclipse/MyEclipse\ 10/ is not writable! How can I solve this ...
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Permission problems at mounting ext4 filesystem on fstab

I have installed 2 linux distributions, Fedora 15 and Ubuntu 11.04. I have a partition formated in ext4 filesystem and i mounted using the /etc/fstab file on /mnt/files/ mountpoint. It mounts ...
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Permission Denied Error in Linux Terminal

I am getting a Permission denied error while executing the sh INSTALL.sh command in my Linux terminal. Can any one suggest me how to solve this problem? I getting this error while am installing 94 ...
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No permission to modify files in my own &HOME directory

I've been trying to update my ~/.fonts.conf file but it just won't work. I tried going "su" to move or "chmod" it but the same problem. SELinux is set to permissive and I don't understand why it is ...
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Can't change permissions on USB drive in Fedora

I've got a USB drive mounted (formatted with NTFS) in Fedora and I can't change the permissions on either the drive itself or anything contained within. The drive is mounted RW (the permissions are ...
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Create NAS with Fedora Server

Hey guys, I am new to linux, and wanted to build a NAS box for my Home Network. I have a server sitting in my house running Fedora 13, and wanted to put a Network Storage Server on it. I tried ...
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Permissions issue on Fedora with separate home partition

I am running Fedora 12 and I've setup a partition separate from my root partition to keep shared files and home directories. Now, I've been having permission issues where it says the user cannot ...
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How to correctly setup home directories and permissions on a mounted partition

I'm setting up a Fedora 12 server. I have a root (/) partition where the boot (/boot) partition is mounted and then a separate partition (/files) for separating home directories and shares away from ...
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Fedora 12 XFCE mount permissions

I installed Fedora 12 with XFCE. When I run Gigolo to mount Windows partitions, I get an "Authentication is required" message. In Fedora 11 XFCE, there was a tool that changed the system permission ...
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Gigolo under fedora 12 xfce

I installed fedora 12 xfce and when i run Gigolo to mount windows partitions i get Authentication is required. In fedora 11 xfce there was a tool that change the system permission to allow any user ...