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OS X what are default ownership and permissions for home directory?

In related questions I see instructions on how to set permissions. What is the default OS X permission for one's home directory. How is mine different? (See snippet): jbenniMac:~ jbenni$ pwd ...
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Why user becomes nobody?

I have a problem about linux user, I use a command to add user like: useradd -u 532 -d /data/test01 -g test test01 but when I login as test01 and run mkdir x, it becomes like: nobody test x ...
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PHP mkdir() permission denied

I've got a server setup with Centos 5.6, Apache 2.2.19 and PHP 5.2.17. PHP is being handled by suPHP. In the global php.ini safe_mode = off open_basedir = none Apache is set to run as nobody in the ...
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Checking if specific user used chown on specific directories?

I recently granted one user sudo access rights on test server. This morning I see that server is screwed up. I see that owner rights where changed on many directories. For example many root ...
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Copying files to my laptop makes them locked

When I save files from e.g. remote desktop or from an email (outlook) attachments, or from skype even to my local machine they show a locked Icon on the file. Then e.g. SQL Server doesn't let me ...
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Cannot access an application folder in Program files

I recently installed Windows 7 Professional 64bit on a new machine. I installed an application using a ClickOnce installer. The application runs fine, but I cannot access the application folder it ...
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In Windows Search, is there a metadata property for permissions or ACL that can be searched on?

Basically, I want to be able to search for folders a specific user or security group has access to using Windows Search, but I'm unsure if there is such a metadata attribute that can be used, e.g. ...
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/var/www/html permssions issue, group not able to edit

I'm having issues with permissions in /var/www/html and group permissions not working the way I thought they would. bash-4.1$ whoami barney bash-4.1$ id barney uid=507(barney) gid=511(barney) ...
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Why do newly-created files' Owner attributes sometimes change to blank?

I've encountered this behavior several times on my corporate Windows 7 system: I'll take a screenshot of something, paste it into Microsoft Paint, and save it as a PNG file into my local Documents ...
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Windows 10 Automatically Reset Folder Ownership

I have this problem with windows 10 that automatically resets its folder ownership to administrator which previously I have set as me. The folder is the AppData in user folder. What this problem ...
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User can't take ownership without Admin

I would like to be able to take ownership of a subfolder of folder F as a user USER. In advanced permissions, I've added a USER as another Permission Entry and set Take Ownership and Change ...
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Taking Over Ownership

So I took ownership over a folder and then I deleted the folder. Does that effect ownership security of the rest of folder in mast folder? Folder I deleted was a duplicate I made, it was nothing ...
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Taking ownership of a 64 GB USB flash drive

Whenever I try to take ownership of my Kingston DTSE9G2 64 GB USB 3.0 flash drive the Windows Security / Explorer windows gets stuck on "Changing ownership of:" which never recovers, even if ...
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How can I change ownership/permissions to read every file in WindowsImageBackup, which is created by Windows Backup and Restore?

I want to be able to read all the files located in the WindowsImageBackup folder, which is created by Windows 7 Backup and Restore. Specifically, I need to be able to search the files for an ASCII ...
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What is the effect of a Windows 7 file not having a 'file owner'?

I am troubleshooting a difficult to solve MS Access file access problem which has so far defeated every Microsoft Access MVP. The way Access works is that when a user opens an Access db, Access ...
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Don't have permission to delete folder [duplicate]

I recently installed an SSD into my computer and put a fresh install of Win 7 on it. I was going through the folders of my old HDD to try and free up some space, but it wouldn't let me delete the ...
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Linux ownership after OS migration

I just migrated from Fedora 20 to Arch and copied over some files-everything under my Documents, to be specific, and ls -lh outputs drwxr-xr-x 2 alex users 16K Jul 3 02:40 algo where alex is my ...
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Unable to retain any root created files and folders after warm reboot in linux

I installed and ran petalinux on zynq board. It runs perfectly fine and boot in around 3 seconds. To boot it this fast I had to do some configuration before compiling the source. The problem that I ...
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Who gets ownership of a mounted file/folder in NFS?

I am stumped with a problem I raised over on superuser and I basically got around it by using NFS version 3. Now, although I no longer have the user 4294967294 problem, now the files I mount are all ...
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ownership of hard drive recoveery of files Windows 7

Here is the issue. I have an old laptop that died that was running xp. I now have a win 7 laptop. I need to get the files off the old drive. Win 7 will not let me take ownership of the drive. I can ...
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take ownwership of system folder of external HDD [duplicate]

I would like to access 'system volume information' folder of my external HDD (WD my book 2TB) to view results of chkdsk process. (I want to know the list of damaged file names) When I try to open the ...