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How to perform this Windows 7 permissions change on many files via GUI or command line

After using my external hard drive on another Windows 7 computer to tweak photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery then upload them to Facebook I found the modified images were now not visible on the ...
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useradd - Specify group “users” or create a whole new group?

When creating a normal new user, it is a best practice to use -g 100 option, which creates a user like test:users or ignore the parameter and let useradd to create a user with test:test ? Which one ...
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How to set specific file permissions when redirecting output?

This is probably a duplicate, but all my searches are turning up questions about permission denied errors. I am running a command in a bash shell. I want to redirect output to append to a file that ...
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How can I output a list of all users who have read (and/or write) permissions for a specific file in Linux?

Suppose I have a file MyFile. Are there any commands that will print to console a list of all users in the system that can read the file?
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How do I gain access over C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log?

I can't access this log file for some reason. This is what I have tried so far: run prompt: C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log notepad: C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log elevated cmd: C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log ...
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Write file permissions for root user

I have a file called myfile that I would like to move using: sudo mv myfile deep-dark-directory/ I need to use sudo to move the file as deep-dark-directory needs root privileges to write and I ...
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NAS and the Command Prompt

I have a Seagate GoFlex NAS drive. I keep my iTunes folder there. Windows has a map from "\GOFLEX_HOME\GoFlex Home Public" to X: This all works fine. From Window's Explorer I can drag and drop files ...
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Does finder have an internal, more restrictive set of file permissions?

My OSX Mountain Lion has two users (say, me and otheruser). When logged in as me, I can look at /Users/otheruser/Public, and drop files into /Users/otheruser/Public/Drop Box, where I can't see them. ...
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takeown /R not applying to hidden files

I'm running a batch command to take ownership of a set of user folders and I'm finding that the ownership is not being pushed down to hidden files, such as ~normal.dot I'm using the following command: ...
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Grant permission to a directory from command line

I'm trying to grant permission to a file from the command line for the user IIS6.0. So far I've tried icacls /grant ISS_WPG:(RX,W) 'namefile', but with no result.
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admin group disappeared; cannot groupadd

Okay, so this is embarrassing, but I seem to have lost the admin group on my machine, though I would have sworn I hadn't gone anywhere near it. I'm running Mint Maya. Trying to innocently sudo this ...
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groups permissions not working

I'm confused why is this not working? Admin group is having access on the /opt directory and I'm the member of that group and still I can not make a new directory there. vita@eldamar:/opt$ ll / total ...
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How to set permissions on directory?

I am searching for a way to set permissions on folder and the contents. The rule is as such that the only the superuser can delete contents of the folder. Users can add, view, modify, but not delete ...
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Make read-only file read write from commandline windows

How can I make a read-only Windows file read+write for Everyone from the command line. I searched CACLS but the examples aren't great.
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permissions issue for one user on a external drive

I am having issues with permissions and I got this cmd from a different user and it doesnt seem to work to help give me full control how do I do that I am logged in as the adminstrator so I typed ...
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Changing file permission to execute

My shell script runs from the command line, but fails in cronjob. /bin/sh: asper.sh: Permission denied -rw-r--r-- asper.sh I guess the permission should look like '-rwxr-xr--' How can I change ...
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How can I set 'File access' for a folder in Ubuntu through the command line?

Sorry if I'm posting this at the wrong StackExchange site, but I thought this would fit better here rather than serverfault. Anyway... I'm writing a bash script that creates folders and writes to ...
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Why does different parameters for umask result in the same file permissions?

I tried changing umask settings for some files as: umask 0012 for file c: -rw-rw-r-- 1 unipro unipro 0 2010-10-15 11:30 c umask 0013 for file d: -rw-rw-r-- 1 unipro unipro 0 2010-10-15 ...