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EXT2FSD moved file location, and permission issues

I installed ext2fsd on Windows 8 under compatibility mode and then moved my folder locations going in under properties. Now either windows or ext2fsd changed permissions on my files, :$ my ...
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1answer
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/mnt permissions keep changing on EC2 instances

I have a few Ubuntu instances on EC2 where I use the /mnt instance storage to keep logs and other fungible stuff. In order to store user logs the /mnt directory needs to have 777 permissions: $ sudo ...
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Restrict folder access in Ubuntu

I want nobody to access my private folder, I'd like to set a password for it or just make it only accessible by root user. How can I get it? I'm using Ubuntu.
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1answer
339 views

How can I change permissions on Ubuntu Server?

I've installed Ubuntu Server and Ubuntu Desktop 12.04.3 LTS, and have installed Froxlor server management panel. At the end of the Froxlor installation, it created a file userdata.inc.php in the /tmp ...
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How to backup mac data using ubuntu

Suddenly my Mac Mini hard drive crashed and I am trying to save data from Macintosh HD 2 in my USB case using Ubuntu. I am able to mount Macintosh HD 2 but getting this error: You do not have the ...
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1answer
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default file permissions for ftp uploads in ubuntu (vsftpd)

I followed this answer for setting default file permissions in my web root folder. I am trying to set all files/dirs to 775 by default. This works fine when creating files within linux and also when ...
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1answer
176 views

Ubuntu / linux - Set permissions recursively through a folder where files/dirs have certain permissions

My title probably sounds more cryptic than it needs to. I'm using ubuntu 12.04 and want to be able to change permissions on files and folders recursively to 755 but only where the permissions are ...
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1answer
683 views

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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Access permission /opt/ in Ubuntu

I want to access my /opt/ folder. I have found the following commands for giving access permission. I am not sure what is the purpose of this commands, which one is the better to use it to maintain ...
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1answer
299 views

Change Drobo directory permissions

I have a Drobo unit that is connected via fire-wire to a Dell notebook. Using Ubuntu 12.04. I can not seem to change the permissions to allow all users to have read/write access to the drives. The ...
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204 views

SVN export yields different file permissions on 2 systems with same umask

I have a machine with Ubuntu 10.10 and a machine with Ubuntu 11.10. When I do a svn export on the 10.10 machine, this gives all directories a 755 permission. The 11.10 machine sets the directories to ...
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2answers
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Correct user rights for Samba share

I have a server which I want to use to share files on a local network. Each user should have a own directory for himself as well as several shared directories: FolderUser1 ... FolderUserN and ...
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2answers
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giving read and write access to group and folder

Say I have a group called mygroup and I want it to have a permission of rwx (777) to the folder /var/www . How do I do this? What is the appropriate command to do this in ubuntu?
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1answer
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Server error 500 due to file permission

I just installed apache/php5 on ubuntu.When trying to access folders in localhost (via the browser) i got a permission denied page.I tryed to chmod for the files to 755 -R and now i got a 500 ...
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2answers
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Configure CIFS mount point permissions

On my Ubuntu machine I am mounting a CIFS share by having the following in my /etc/fstab //netgear0/photos /media/netgear0-photos cifs ...
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1answer
493 views

Ubuntu - file permissions getting changed automatically

I want to be able to update a certain svn working copy remotely through php. For that, I have given www-data user write permission to the .svn folder (It is owned by someuser:www-data, and I have set ...
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Change permission to mount disk with rdesktop on Ubuntu

I installed rdesktop 1.7 on Ubuntu 10.4 and ran the following commands: sudo umount /media/Tal sudo mount -t ntfs-3g -o uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=0000 /dev/sdb1 /media/Tal rdesktop -0 -r sound:local -f ...
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Ensuring new files in a directory belong to the group

I want to create a shared directory when a number of users (all belong to say mygroup) can create and edit files. I would like all files in this directory and subdirectory to belong to mygroup I have ...
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1answer
345 views

Directory group permissions trouble on Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit and have created a group 'dcc' to which I added myself as user 'ralc'. After logging out and back in again I tried the command 'groups' and it gives me the line: ralc ...
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How To Give Execute Permissions To Root User File In Ubuntu?

I have been following this iptables guide online and came across a problem where I tried to give myself execute permissions to a file that is owned by root and stored in root's home folder. Here is ...
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Ubuntu Cannot change permissions on files I own and have RW to

I have a harddrive full of backups which for me is mounted at /media/chronus_ I have been trying to give another user rw permission to this drive. The problem is that I cannot change any permissions ...
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1answer
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Unable to cd to directory which I own with permissions 777

This is on a customized Ubuntu 10.10 LiveCD. I have a directory which the default user "ubuntu" owns, and the permissions on the directory is 777. I'm unable to cd into the directory as ubuntu user. ...
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1answer
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Owner group of /var/www

If I change the owner of /var/www to ftpgroup sudo chown :ftpgroup /var/www am I going to have other kind of issues ? Or is that ok ?
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How to copy files to /var/www on Linux?

I'm trying to copy files to the /var/www folder on Ubuntu 10.04. But I think I don't have the permissions. How can I do this? Is there some specific permission I should set to this folder? Thanks.
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Linux Group Permissions not being enforced correctly.

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 server and am having some very counter-intuitive experiences with users/groups. For example: sudo touch test_file # create empty file sudo groupadd test ...