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What is this hidden directory doing on my Desktop?

On my Mac I just encountered a hidden directory on my desktop. I don't recall putting it there. When I type ls -la in Terminal on the desktop I get the following: The last folder is what triggered ...
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3answers
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Prompt for username and password when accessing certain folders

We have machines in a department that auto-login with a department login at each machine so they all have the same generic properties. Managers and users both use these machines. The department ...
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3answers
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trying to change permissions on files in a directory to read only

I have a directory which currently hase the following permissions drwxrwsrwx I need to restrict permissions on the files under the directory to read only but when I use chmod 644 I get permission ...
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1answer
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Which folder allows any user to create/edit/delete files?

Does anyone here know a folder that is not located in C:\users\* that let's any user modify/create/delete files independent of their privilege level and user account?
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2answers
408 views

Remove Permissions

On one of my a partitions, Windows 7 is installed. I would like to delete this partition, but to backup before the following folder "E:\Users\Daniel". Just copying the folder doesn't work ...
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3answers
806 views

Cannot delete a folder in Windows 7

I have a few folders that I can't delete: I right-click > properties > security to try and give myself permission, but no joy: So I try to take ownership of the folder in advanced > owner... ...
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vote
1answer
469 views

What does directory permission 02777 do?

Found the following PHP code today: mkdir($directory, 02777); chmod($directory, 02777); I understand the PHP, but not first part of those numbers. The 777 part is clear, and if I have understood ...
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0answers
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How can I use batch commands to set the permissions of a directory to allow domain users full access

Basically, I have a directory that domain users need to have full access to. They use a batch file to open the piece of software that they use for their work, and this piece of software needs full ...