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Can't delete folder, permission fault

I have a white Mac Book and I am trying to install keyremap4mac, but it tells me that I have installed "double command". I deleted double command but in my library/startupitems/ there is a folder ...
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Correct way to override file permission /dev/null

I am in a middle of this problem, and not sure which method to follow ? I am using a plugin which writes temporary files (*.txt / *.tmp etc.) to /dev/null. The plugin is complicated and changing the ...
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Bash: permission denied for file write

I followed this tutorial guide on "How to Create Linux Proc Files in C Program using LKM". I've successfully made my module and loaded it in. Now I want to echo to my proc file to make sure the ...
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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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Permission issue with emacs for non-root user (Ubuntu 11.10)

Background I'm working on my personal VPS configured mostly for learning sysadmin and personal projects. Have run up against an issue where my non-root user could only create/edit files in emacs by ...
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What is the + at the end of Unix permissions in a long listing format?

Here's an example drwxr-xr-x+ 6 reza reza 204 Mar 5 20:23 .ssh/ Although I am the owner of this directory, I cannot modify it without using sudo! Why is that? how can I remove '+' here ...
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How can I use sed in /etc/apache2/sites-available?

I'm attempting to write a script that uses sed to copy the default file for apache and writes a new file, replacing /var/www ($DOC_ROOT below) with my own directory, $NEW_SITES_DIR. However, sed isn't ...