0
votes
0answers
8 views

Vsftpd upload file with www-data permission

how can i get correct permissions drwxrwxr-x on file that are uploaded with Ftpuser1 in /var/www? Actually if i create file with Ftpuser1 i got this : -rw-r--r-- 1 Ftpuser1 www-data 0 Jul 11 ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Virtualbox VM folder and files permissions

I've copied VirtualBox VM folder from windows to linux server. (win machine died, so I restored backup). Now I want to place VM somewhere in /var/vbox/... and run VBoxHeadless on system startup. What ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

mount XFS filesystem in ubuntu with permissions

I want to remove data from a Netgear Stora drive that I can no longer access via the Stora itself. The drive appears to be fine, but the Stora is fighting with my router, and it's old and somewhat ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

How to create a user and set permission only to some folders on ubuntu 10.04?

I need to create a user and only allow access to some folders on my server. The user also needs to be able to create an SSL Key with the command: openssl req -new -newkey rsa:2048 -nodes -keyout ...
0
votes
2answers
175 views

apache wont follow symlinks | 403 permission denied

im using Ubuntu 14.04, and got problem with apache configuration: i created a Symlink from /var/www/html torwards /home/me/myWebDirectory but localhost/myWebDirectory renders a 403-permission ...
0
votes
0answers
98 views

Making Ubuntu 14.04 code blocks run projects on USB

I want to make code blocks on my computer at home run code blocks projects located on my usb but it says permission denied when I try run them. I know I can reformat my usb to ext2 to make it work but ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Axure svn://repo/path/project could not be created

I set up a remote SVN server using these directions. I set up a test_repo, and am able to pull it (after entering the password I created in passwd) to my local using %svn checkout --username justin ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

bash does not work when cd to a particular directory, read and write permissions denied

Trying to run a Perl's script in Linux Ubuntu 11.10, but when Cd to the path, says : no such file or directory, but i can clearly handle the files inside the path. when trying to change the ...
0
votes
1answer
391 views

Linux (Ubuntu) CIFS mount with restrictive umask

I'm trying to mount a NAS share using CIFS in Ubuntu 14.04. This is my personal share and I'd like to make sure that files are readable only by me and not by anyone else logged in. So ideally, I'd ...
0
votes
1answer
192 views

Ubuntu root permission denied

I am trying to setup a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with chef. I am getting this error, which I'm assuming is related to my user permissions: Chef Client failed. 3 resources updated in 5.613887095 seconds ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

FTP user permissions Ubuntu

I have a question about ftp rights on Ubuntu. I want to give a user only permission on 2 or more directories. The user may only see this directories. What file do I need to edit and what do I need to ...
1
vote
0answers
64 views

Mounting GoFlex NAS in Ubuntu fails with Permission denied from fstab only

I can mount a NAS from Ubuntu from the command line with: sudo mount -t cifs //192.168.0.110/GoFlex\ Home\ Public /media/goflex -o user=,pass= However, when I add the following line to /etc/fstab: ...
0
votes
1answer
211 views

BitTorrent sync file permissions (UBUNTU)

I started using BitTorrent sync last night, as a do-it-yourself Dropbox project, and it works amazing, except for one thing... On my Ubuntu 13.10 laptop, all the file permissions are messed up, and ...
0
votes
1answer
357 views

how to fix permission behavior of www folder

I'm working in the www directory of apache. I need to do this because other people in my company need to see my work constantly - whether to access updated versions of things I'm working on (mostly ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

SSH commands fail despite visudo ALL permissions

Setting up a rails server (Ubuntu 12.10) on DigitalOcean and I want a non-root user to run some deployment commands with root access by prefixing sudo to the command and entering a password. I thought ...
2
votes
1answer
56 views

Directory permission changes failing

I've tried to change permissions on a directory to 775. I've used this command: sudo chmod -v 775 /vagrant/app/cache It tells me that the command executed successfully: mode of ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

lampp - ubuntu 13.10 symbolic link - folder permissions - no access

I have one folder with subfolders and files in my home directory(owner and group is me and permissions are 775). I have symbolic link from that directory to htdocs. This configuration works well, as ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Ubuntu file ownership issue

I've got a problem with my forum platform being unable to install modifications, as it complains the "Packages" directory isn't writeable. It's chmodded to 0777, so it's not a permission issue, but an ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Lost executable +x permissions after home folder encryption

I have encrypted my home folder, where I have many compiled installations of Qt, and now every executable file in all those installations have lost their +x flag in permissions, and I can't execute ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

need write permission to network server on Linux and Macintosh

I can read from a remote server using sudo mount //Bor*ges/imgdisk4 /home/ilan/remoteDisks/biMnt -o user=,pass=* There is something similar for the Mac, which also can't write, but I want to ...
0
votes
1answer
206 views

object not found in lampp ubuntu 13.10

am a newbie linux user.i have installed xampp 1.8.3-2(lampp)on ubuntu13.10 and configured it. i paste my wwwfolder to ubuntu 13.10 in/opt/lampp/htdocs. now the owner of www folder is root with ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

cant ssh to remote machine after run “chmod 777 . ” in the root directory

I have a remote machine with a single and root user - stg I connect to this machine using ssh stg@staging and run: sudo chmod 777 . i logout and cant connect any more: Permission denied ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Why can a non-root user not access Sublime soft link

I like using Sublime text as a VIM replacement i.e. opening from the terminal with an argument. I installed Sublime into /opt/sublime_text/ and within that is the executable I need. I then soft-linked ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Why doesn't my PolicyKit localauthority file allow me to use cpufreq-set?

I'm trying to configure Xubuntu in such a way that I can change the CPU governor and maximum frequency (using cpufreq-set) without sudo. I created an ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Linux permissions and dnscrypt-proxy (Network permission?)

I asked this on "ask Ubuntu" and had much luck yet, so I thought I might try here as well http://askubuntu.com/questions/409660/dnscrypt-proxy-works-but-with-incorrect-permissions I have successfully ...
0
votes
2answers
470 views

Ubuntu: Write to serial port: permission denied

I've connected a USB to Serial bridge dongle, and running dmesg | grep tty outputted the following: [ 0.000000] console [tty0] enabled [603199.380677] usb 2-2: cp210x converter now attached to ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

chown: invalid user: ‘www–data:www-data’

I'm experiencing strage problem. I simple need to give permissions www-data to a folder chown -R www–data:www-data /somefolder chown: invalid user: ‘www–data:www-data’ grep www-data /etc/passwd ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

sudoers syntax for specifying a list of executables

I want my user (username "wim" in group "wim") to be able to use sudo apt-get and sudo dpkg without needing admin password. I tried editing sudoers file with sudo visudo, and I added in this line: ...
1
vote
1answer
98 views

Ubuntu - why are all new directories I create owned by root?

Recently I noticed that new directories I create are always owned by root. Is this how supposed to be? I created this directory to put html files for a web server /var/www/site1/html/index.html and it ...
0
votes
0answers
61 views

How to configure file/directory permissions with Ubuntu/Apache?

I'm fairly new to Linux/Ubuntu. I have just installed a Ubuntu 13.10 LAMP server as a server for developing themes for CMS systems, but I can't get the user rights correct. The server is working ...
0
votes
0answers
667 views

Permission denied error while copying the files to another user directory using WINSCP?

I have a few folder in one of my ubuntu machine in the directory /export/home/ as - user1 user2 user3 Whenever any user login to that machine, it always takes him to that directory as a default. ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Adding users in the unity gui on ubuntu 13.04 - settings are locked

I installed an ubuntu 13.04 without gui and later installed unity on that machine. There is one non root user only. When trying to add a user using the unity add user dialog there seem to be no ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

SSH still requiring password after blank keygen is given [duplicate]

I've spent hours and hours trying to figure this out and still can't so maybe you can help. I have a small beowulf cluster I just started building out of some old computers running ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

How to set up the system so that applications had to ask to get permission to launch an internet browser?

Many application have following behavior: If you click to some part of them they start your primary internet browser to show you something on their homepage. I want to change my windows settings (then ...
0
votes
1answer
290 views

Ubuntu 12.10 folder permissions (lost access to any folders after setting up sftp)

I have had an ubuntu 12.10 server running for a while with dlna and samba running successfully. On a previous build, I had an sftp server running and I wanted to do it again. First, I updated all ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Files permissions/attributes in Windows and Linux

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 on my computer. Both systems are on SSD drive and I have HDD to store data. I used Ubuntu first and for example played Heroes3 on Ubuntu. Now I wanted to ...
0
votes
1answer
466 views

How Should I Set The Permissions On Linux To My Yii Can Create Folders?

My ubuntu can't be open to the webprocess create new folders. When I use GitHub. Ubuntu 13.04 64bit folders: /var/www or /var/www/myapp I used this terminal commands: sudo adduser <username> ...
4
votes
1answer
12k views

Granting write permissions to www-data group

I am creating a website and part of the function is to write out user generated data with php. I'm using nginx on Ubuntu 13.04. A the moment I'm only testing and everything is served through nginx on ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

Ubuntu Cannot Change setting all greyed our/disable

I cannot change any setting on ubuntu Firstly, I accidentally change the /usr/bin permission on 777 my sudo command stopped working I change the permission back using this Changed the permissions ...
1
vote
1answer
252 views

ubuntu upstart permission error when writing to log on a non admin user

I have a simple upstart script: start on started network-services respawn respawn limit 100 5 setuid www-data exec node /var/testapp/app.js >> /var/log/testapp.log 2>&1 post-start ...
0
votes
0answers
127 views

Operating System not found - Permission Denied to Hard Drive

A short time ago I started to use Ubuntu on my laptop. After a while I decided to exchange my original Hard Drive for a new SSD one. Because I thought (yeah I'm dumb :-( ) that I can replace the hard ...
1
vote
2answers
135 views

Convert ls -ld to chmod/chown commands

X home dir permissions: drwxr-xr-x Y home dir permissions: drwxr-x--x So my question is, how can i convert drwxr-x--x to a chmod/chown command so I can put the same permissions that Y has on his home ...
0
votes
0answers
213 views

gnu-screen multiuser: Cannot opendir /var/run/screen/S-username: Permission denied

I am trying to send commands to a screen session owned by a different user. screen -x someuser/sometask -X somecommand That always results in: Cannot opendir /var/run/screen/S-someuser: Permission ...
0
votes
3answers
117 views

How do I setup a hassle-free developer machine after installing Apache in Ubuntu?

I just installed a LAMP server in a fresh Ubuntu system. The main problem I have is that the webroot is at "/var/www", and my default username doesn't have access to write there. I could be sudo-ing ...
0
votes
0answers
306 views

Chmod not working on /var/www/

I am running an Ubuntu 11.10 x86 VPS. I have given a user sudo privileges, and for some reason I cannot recursively chmod /var/www/. I am running Nginx with php-fpm, although that shouldn't matter. ...
0
votes
1answer
185 views

Linux file folder Permission issue (Owned by group)

I have created three users: - media, media1 and media2 I have added these users to group called Media. than using chgrp i have modified group on two existing folders "Archive" and "Media". Media ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Mounting Directories with bind & different permissions

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 & trying to mount a folder using bind in /etc/fstab. Shown below is one of many similar entries; /media/Storage1/test /media/Storage1/WebDAV/Alex none ...
0
votes
1answer
506 views

Permission Denied errors as root in Koding VM (ubuntu 13.04)

I'm trying to debug why certain things aren't working in my koding VM, and first I'm trying to debug why I'm getting permission denied errors. I'm fairly experienced with ubuntu, having it installed ...
1
vote
1answer
593 views

known_hosts not updating, but ssh says it added

When I log in from termserv to any other servers, ssh asks me to verify the host fingerprint. Than it warns me that it added it and moves on. If I immediately log out and log back in, this happens ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

Permission Denied on Folder on separate partition - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a user : hduser. Both that user and myself (bearrito) are in a group called : datumsuser I have executed the following commands: sudo chgrp -R datumsuser /media/bearrito/ sudo chmod -R ...