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How to remove the requirement for administrator permission from a file in Windows 8.1?

I have recently launched TrueCrypt in Administrator Mode and created a encryped file container. Now when I want to move the file, rename the file or do anything it requires me to approve the action ...
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1answer
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List permissions all parent directories of a single file [duplicate]

Say I have a file located at /usr/lib/jvm/java-1.6.0-openjdk-1.6.0.0.x86_64/jre/bin/java. I want to list all its parent directories in order to view their permissions in order to get something like ...
2
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2answers
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Unable to write files on CentOS

I have a VPS running on CentOS 6 and apache2 as webserver. I have several PHP scripts running in my server, and everything goes smooth, except to file writing. For some reason, my PHP scripts are ...
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0answers
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I can't answer my Windows drive from PCManFM

I have a Windows installation and a Windows installation. I'd like to get onto my windows drive and copy some files over to linux without rebooting, but when I open up my file manager (PCManFM), and ...
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1answer
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File's permissions change when moved to Music Library - Windows 7

I've had a problem with my system that I discovered after I tried to add some songs to my music collection. I keep all my music files in the default Music folder. All of these files come from another ...
2
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2answers
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Understanding file ownership Linux

I have a Java program on my Linux box and I wanted to create a little one-liner shell script in /bin to prevent having to navigate to the folder of the program and setting all the command line ...
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2answers
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What does the trailing “+” mean in file permission bits in Linux?

I used ls -a to list a file and got the following information: sqyang@intel4-88: ls -a 123 -rwxr-xr-x+ 1 root lsf 16845584 Nov 25 21:38 123* The file permission part is -rwxr-xr-x+. What does the ...
3
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0answers
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Change windows files permissions from Ubuntu

I need to change a windows file permissions from Ubuntu, I found that article about it http://askubuntu.com/questions/195464/how-to-change-file-permission-from-ubuntu-wubi-install I did change that ...
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2answers
142 views

Windows file permissions, cannot access files

I have a folder in Windows 7 ( my Music folder in Libraries ) in which suddenly all files became inaccessible. When I try to play a music file or just view album cover all programs give me an error ...
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1answer
398 views

Unable to copy files previously extracted from archives created on a Mac, even after claiming ownership

I reinstalled Windows on my computer today, and backed up my music to a USB drive. Now, I'm trying to copy the files onto my fresh Windows partition, but I'm unable to copy files that I obtained ...
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1answer
62 views

delete permission for deleting for all users/gorups

I have a basic question about file permission on Linux. I would like to have my file to be deletable by all users/all groups on a machine. At the moment I have a specific user user_A that creates a ...
1
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1answer
71 views

Windows File Permissions

RE: Windows Server 2003. Windows7 Clients. What I need to achieve is this: Staff need to be able to submit documents/files via 'Save as' in a network location. Staff cannot 'browse' to this location ...
2
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2answers
715 views

chmod: Set files to different permissions from directories

Is there away that I can run chmod to set the folders at 0755 and the files at 0644, or do I have to apply 0755 to all folders individually?
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2answers
617 views

Obtain file access permissions on read-only-mounted volume? (Windows 7)

I made an image of my entire C:\ drive using EaseUS Todo Backup Free, before formatting and setting up a new Windows (7 Professional) system. I can mount that image read-only in Todo Backup and copy ...
2
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1answer
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Which program is locking all my executable files?

When updating any software product, as well as manually trying to replace .exe files, it says that access is denied to the file and in fact the System process is holding a handle to the file when I ...
2
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2answers
2k views

Mac OS X Lion: folders and files permissions

Every time I try to change the name of file or folder, or delete file or folder, the password dialog input appears. This is on Sites folder, permissions are drw--rw, user and everyone. The permissions ...
0
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1answer
661 views

Changing permissions on all files and folders in a given folder

I've recently reinstalled Windows 7, and all the files on the backup hard disk I use are exclusively set to ownership on my previous admin account. How this occurred, I have no idea, but now I can't ...
0
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1answer
502 views

How to change permissions in files in subdirectories in linux?

I have a main music folder and within that folder are the various albums that I have and in those albums are the various song files. The permissions on these are set incorrectly on my FreeNAS server ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Command to list permission of file and all folders from root to the file's path

Given a file, say /var/some_dir_1/some_dir_2/some_dir_3/some_file, is there a single command that will list the permissions of some_file and all the directories in its path from root, i.e. the ...
5
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1answer
139 views

CMD does and doesn't see this file?

I'm having a lot of problems with a particular file, LockupSystem.MDB . It doesn't help that there are lots of files with similar names. I tried to dir to find the file but I couldn't find it. After ...
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3answers
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why can't *.exe file be run due to permission issues

This error popped up in Windows 7 Home Premium when I right clicked an exe file on my desktop and selected "Run as Administrator". What would cause this? How can I run this file? Is this error ...
0
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2answers
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Make file undeleteable but accessable

Iam having a problem with denying current user from deleting file on desktop. I tried to use icacls with: icacls file /grant:r %username%:(X,AD,WD,RD) from site but it didnt help I tried to deny ...
3
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4answers
9k views

How do I copy a file/folder from another user's home directory in Linux?

I want to copy a file/folder from another user's home directory to my home directory in Linux. I cannot access his directory, because it says permission denied. I'm 100% sure that a file can be ...
1
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4answers
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Vista: setting file permissions

I have a server running on Windows Vista and am having problems setting file permissions. I want to set a folder to 777, but when unselecting read-only from Explorer, after going back to it read-only ...
13
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1answer
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How do file permissions apply to symlinks?

Let's say you have this structure: + directory -- file1 -- file2 -- file3 -> /tmp/file3 file3 is a link to another file3 somewhere else on the system. Now let's say I chmod 777 the directory ...
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3answers
574 views

Fedora file permissions not taking effect

I have a directory /models/ with the permissions drw-rw-rw- 2 owner developers 4096 Jun 24 15:13 models these were set with sudo chmod -R 0666 * My user has developers as the primary group (the ...
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1answer
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How to remove the @ / extended metadata of a file?

I know that the @ in -rwxrwxrwx@ 1 me staff 0 16 Mai 10:55 myLog.txt means, that there is some extended metadata attached. Fine. Doesn't interest me. I need to know how to remove it ? I ...
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1answer
708 views

chmod does not change file permissions

I am trying to create an executable "Hello World" ruby file and I copied an existing, working executable "Hello World" ruby file and renamed it, but the new file does not have any executable ...
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Set file permissions so that new files inherit same permissions [duplicate]

I have a folder in which new subfolders and files will be created automatically, by a script. I want to maintain the user and group permissions recursively for all new folders and files placed in the ...
0
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1answer
86 views

Changing the owner of file in Windows isn't working

So I recently re-installed Windows to fix some driver problems I have been having, and now the drive that I was storing all of my files on (A different drive not the one Windows is installed on) won't ...
0
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1answer
566 views

How to configure FSTAB or SAMBA to allow all Windows users to share read/write access?

I have setup a shared folder on my Ubuntu “file server” (actually just an Ubuntu desktop) called "files" in "/home/tech1/Public/files". Also I have created a user group "PBW" that contains all the ...
0
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1answer
1k views

how can I access router system files?

I want to access my router's files but I don't know how. I own BaudTec router. I tried \\192.168.1.1 , it asks for username-password I gave the same as when I login router web interface but I couldn't ...
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2answers
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How do I set permission of file on samba network drive from windows

I am accessing network drive (Z:\stream) on windows. Now the permission set on stream folder is like chmod -R 777 streams/ means all the files inside stream is at 777 but now i am copying some files ...
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What does the @ mean on the output of “ls” on OS X' terminal?

When doing an ls in a directory I get the following output: drwxr-xr-x@ 12 xonic staff 408 22 Jun 19:00 . drwxr-xr-x 9 xonic staff 306 22 Jun 19:42 .. -rwxrwxrwx@ 1 xonic staff 6148 25 ...
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How can I get write permission for the Web (Inetpub) directory on a new Win 7 machine?

I mirror my Web site on my laptop, and am trying to move the mirror site to a new laptop. I copied the files to the Inetpub directory, and can view them perfectly, but they are read-only (the ...
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3answers
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How to make new file permission inherit from the parent directory?

I have a directory called data. Then I am running a script under the user id 'robot'. robot writes to the data directory and update files inside. The idea is data is open for both me and robot to ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Windows 7 and xampp - unable to write files using codeigniter

I am on Windows 7 using XAMPP and am trying to write file to the default install location of C:\xampp\htdocs using a PHP script but I am getting write failures. I can write to my own user area. How ...
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1answer
678 views

batch copy files with error log on missing permissions

I'm searching for a tool to batch-copy files, that should support the following points: copy files from a net-share report any errors show errors only or filter log on errors don't stop on an error ...
3
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1answer
908 views

Fixing mac user file permissions, not the system

Usually those files get wrong permission when coming from the network, even when I copy them from it, but mostly through "file sharing". So, definitely not talking about Disk Utility repair here, ...
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3answers
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How to prevent a file from accessing the internet

There are some exe and dll files belonging to some programs on my laptop which communicate with the internet without my permission (for self-update generally). I want to prevent those files one by one ...
4
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5answers
2k views

Why does moving large folders take a lot of time?

What can i do to fix this? Drop permission properties? I have a large folder with >100k files. I moved it into my archive folder and its taking forever to move. Why is that? I know on XP it takes ...
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3answers
2k views

FTP from windows to linux using filezilla causes doubling of file sizes?

Running filezilla 3.3.0.1 (and slightly older versions exhibit this behavior as well) to Red Hat Enterprise 5x with filezilla server, we are getting doubling of text files on overwrite. It seems to ...
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1answer
334 views

change permissions for files and directories under home directory

I share a Linux server with several people. Is it better to change the permissions of files and directories under my home? I wonder if other or group users will have access to or even modify my files. ...
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2answers
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Unix File Permissions issue

I want to set permissions such that whenever a directory is created by a 'user' then its default permissions should be 775. But when that 'user' creates a new file then default permissions should be ...
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3answers
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Modification of files with 777 permissions but not with 755 permissions?

I can modify the files with 777 permissions, but not with 755. I do it by sourcing some sed commands. I find it odd because I can modify the files with even 700 permissions in Vim. Why is it not ...