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Groups issue on Ubuntu

I am member of couple of groups lets say Master, Student, Web. The problem is that by default whatever I do is first created under student group. I need to set it so it is created with Web group. ...
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Windows.old - How does it work? Contents have disappeared

When I installed Win8 Developer Preview over my WinXP, it produced a Windows.old that contained the old "Program Files" folder among other things. After a few weeks of mucking around with W8DP not-...
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Drive ownership corrupted Windows 7

A few weeks ago the fan in my laptop (HP Pavilion dv6) died. I took my computer apart to test the fan, which had definitely burned out, and ordered a new fan. In the meantime, there were files on my ...
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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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HDD recovery on Windows

I recently tried to help someone out whose computer crashed (the reason why is not important for now) by recovering the HDD (i.e. remove it from the computer and plug into a docking station to backup ...
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Subinacl Access Denied using subkeyreg

I have windows 7 x86, I am the only user and Administrator of my pc. I want to be able to take ownership of the key(below) but subinacl will not allow it. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\...
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Can't propagate permissions on HFS+ Lion, after copying data back from NTFS drive

I recently copied a bunch of data back from an NTFS drive I had used for backup, which had NTFS permissions of Everyone - Full Control. The copy was done using Linux Mint, with the 2 drives slaved ...
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Who should own the root folder of a drive?

All partitions are NTFS. The system is Windows 7 Pro. It does not belong to a domain. I do use shared folders occasionally (both via the Homegroup and old school sharing). Should I set the owner to be ...
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NTFS 'Owner' missing when accessing hard disk from external USB adapter

I have a hard drive with Windows XP SP3 installed on it. When the drive is connected through the standard SATA connector inside the laptop, everything works as expected. However when I remove the ...
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How do Excel file ownership and permissions work on a shared network folder?

There is an Excel file on the server, 4 people are accessing it and editing it. At times if the file is already in use, there is weird message that it has been locked by 'user123' and user123 has ...
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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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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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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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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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Cross-platform owernship of files in a .zip folder

I have a PHP app that creates a .zip folder out of files that are restricted to specific groups using ACL, then submits it to the user to download. Specifically, everyone is allowed to read them, but ...
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Error running software installer as administrator

I'm trying to install .NET 4.6.1 on a user's computer, but when I start the installer -- even with "Run as administrator" -- it fails to the message "This security ID may not be assigned as the owner ...
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gparted - can't change owner from root after format

The last things I tried reported no errors but did nothing :( $ sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /media/johnny/DAT10 $ sudo chown -R johnny:johnny /media/johnny/DAT10
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Permissions denied on a folder the user owns (ubuntu linux)

I've created a subdirectory and assigned permissions will full r/w/x access granted to the user 'vvanglers': drwxrwxr-x 4 vvanglers team 4096 Feb 18 20:48 vvanglers However, when I su or ssh at ...
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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 ...