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Cannot change directory into home directory, although permissions are set correct

I guess I need some help from an advanced Unix user... On a Ubuntu System I did something stupid. I typed sudo chmod 774 .* or the like, in a subfolder of my home folder and then I suddenly could not ...
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Understanding permissions of confluence users

I am trying hard to understand the permissions in confluence. Since I only have one instance which I don't want to screw up now, I can't test all myself right now. I read the official pages for global ...
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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 ...
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Installing Dropbox on headless Ubuntu 14.04 x64: permissions error

So I'm trying to install Dropbox (as root) following the seemingly easy instructions on dropbox.com: cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf - ...
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best practice for access permission to users for apache tomcat

I have a Linux box being shared by various developers. They want to deploy their war files in apache tomcat which in shared location (/opt/tomcat). Since they don't have sudo access, I have to change ...
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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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Permission errors in setting up Git

Background I have a Linode VPS (Ubuntu 12.04 server), and I want to use Git to manage my files from the VPS to my local Windows desktop. I have installed Git Bash and have been using that on the ...
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Unable to set rw permissions on a folder, changing usergroups on user

I got a RAID mounted as /mnt/NAS. In this mount I got a folder called /mnt/nas/rec. The mount is shared with SAMBA, and guest users are assigned as the user nobody and are tied to the group nogroup, ...
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Permission problems with rsync

I wanna do daily ssh synchronization of some of my local machines files with my server. I want to do this via rsync, since it sounds the most promising tool for this task to me. Sadly I get the ...
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Change to different user, or let different user execute a command

I have a problem. There is a server which I can access with an account by ssh, lets say WG. Now there is a folder with the following permissions. drwxr-s---+ 855 vvz www-data 20K Aug 21 17:56 ...
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How To Fix Samba File Permission Issues in Mac OSX

I've had this problem for a long time, here is the basics of it... I use a mixed environment of Windows 7/8 computers with Mac OSX Lion/Mountain Lion. Whenever a Windows computer creates a file on a ...
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How do I run a plist daemon on MAC OS 10.8.5 with the correct file permissions

I have a plist file saved to /Library/LaunchDaemons/local.WiFiDaemon.plist <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" ...
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Java applet needs permission but doesn't ask for it!

I'm trying to connect a VPN connection (on Mac OS X 10.6.6) through a Check point java applet. The first time it ran I chose NOT to give it access to my files and such and now every time I try to ...
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Avoiding users to corrupt and use a script

Is it possible to deny the right to copy files? I have a script which should be executable by others. They are also allowed to read the file (though it would not be a problem to forbid reading). But ...
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How to fix broken AppData permissions in Windows 8

Not knowing that this is a bad mistake — or maybe a massive bug in Windows 8 — I shared my complete user folder using Home Group on Windows 8 Pro x64. This changed the permissions for ...
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Default permissions on a Samba share from Cygwin not respected

I have a samba share on a Linux machine (Ubuntu 12.04) set up with the following config: [share] comment = Share read only = no browsable = yes writable = yes path = /mnt/hdd/share ...
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Change permission on a string of directories

I have a string of directories and i want to change the permission on all of these directories to 775 (rwxrwxr-x) with a command like chmod. The problem is that the string is editable so it can be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Server: permissions on /var/www for newly copied files

I ran the following commands to set up ACL on the /var/www folder in my Ubuntu 12.04 Server: sudo usermod -g www-data abe sudo chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www sudo chmod -R 775 /var/www I ...
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Utility to grant admin rights to a user in Windows XP for few hours/days?

I have two accounts on my windows xp home desktop. The default regular user is used for everything and the 2nd user which has admin rights is used only for installations. I do this to avoid malware ...
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File permission issue on NAS (Linux) with Windows

I have a NAS (LaCie 5big NAS Pro). I have a share (using SMB protocol) called backup and backup my Windows 2008 servers on it. I use AISBackup. There's no problem with the backup itself. It works OK. ...
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Can't install Parallels Tools on Debian 7.2.0

(Parallels Desktop 9, latest version) As per instructions, I switch to root: $ su - root $ whoami root $ echo $EUID 0 and then execute the installer: $ cd /media/cdrom0 $ ./install and I get ...
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EasyPHP cannot modify hosts file

I am using the Virtual Hosts Manager module to add a virtual host so I can access my local site on the browser like so: http://mysite.local/. But I am getting this message: Unfortunately, you do ...
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Unable to copy files previously extracted from archives created on a Mac, even after claiming ownership

I reinstalled Windows on my computer today, and backed up my music to a USB drive. Now, I'm trying to copy the files onto my fresh Windows partition, but I'm unable to copy files that I obtained ...
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No security tab on an external hard drive I need permission to

I have a hard drive, and it has always worked easily for me before on my windows 7 computer. I tried plugging it in to said computer and it would be visible in D&P (Devices and Printers), but not ...
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HOSTS file entries leading to permissions issues - Windows Server 2012

We have a HOSTS file that maps a document server to an IP address of the local machine, it looks similar to this: DocumentServer 10.xx.xx.11 The local IP address being 10.xx.xx.11 We are ...
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What does the 3 mean in drwxrwsr-x 3

I'm following directions on configuring Dovecot MDA and the instructions are telling me that /var/mail should have the following permissions: drwxrwsr-x 2 root mail When I ran ls -ld /var/mail the ...
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NTFS “Restore previous versions”

My harrowing experience over the past 24 hours: Windows 7 installation hosed after bluetooth driver install. Attempting to recover using restore points via "Repair" on the bootable Windows 7 ...
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Delete permission for deleting for all users/groups

I would like to grant deletion rights for a file I created to all users and groups on a machine. At the moment I have a specific user user_A that creates a file with permission 0666, but if another ...
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How to bind mount a folder in multiple user's home directories with full permissions

I have a web server serving files from /var/www/vhosts/mysite. What I'm looking to do is mount this vhosts folder in /home/myuser/vhosts so that a user can log in, edit any files and log out. The ...
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Permissions issue serving websites from Dropbox using Apache on Lion

I'm trying to serve web pages from my Dropbox folder (at ~/Dropbox/Projects/MySite/) on Lion 1.7.2 using Apache. But all I get are 403 Forbidden errors. I'm positive this has something to do with the ...
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how to set hyper-v virtual machine connection permissions

I have installed Hyper-v on my Win 8.1 pro computer, and have a virtual machine running. I can access the machine and can see it running in the Hyper-v manager, and can launch a connection to it ...
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“Opening output file: permission denied”, -rw-r--r--

TLDR: Why is "permission denied"?!?!?! In Emacs, upon C-x C-c, I get prompt Save abbrevs in ~/.emacs.d/abbrev_defs? (y or n) Typing y, I get Opening output file: permission denied, ...
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Active Directory. Members are the only users to see Members

Active directory functional level "Windows Server 2008 R2" I would like to hide "Members" from all Authenticated Users except for the members of the group in question. I assumed that "SELF" would ...
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Permissions Error, cannot access both my Ex-HDDs

I'm in quite some trouble now. I'm a photographer and I store all of my important RAW files and processed photographs on my external hard drives and have been doing so for quite a while. A few months ...
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Change Windows 7 file permissions from command prompt

How can I change Windows 7 file permissions using the command prompt? I want to change permissions in program files, but cacls is not working for me.
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Cannot Create Any Account on Windows 7 - User Profile Service failed the logon. User profile cannot be loaded

I have run this weird problem of not being able to create any users. It began with the idea of creating new user for gaming. Before that I had 2 Admin accounts, 1 normal password protected account, 1 ...
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FTP.exe ls to local Output File Permission Denied on Local Network

I am trying to access a directory on my Filezilla FTP server using the ftp command in Windows from a local computer on the network, and then put a list of all those files in the directory in a text ...
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Add group write permission to folder in Ubuntu

I have set up a mail server and I receive an error in the log file when trying to log in to Thunderbird. chdir mydomain.com/admin/: No such file or directory I was told that the the folder can be ...
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cannot create directory. permission denied. but i have permission

i'm fairly new to linux, and ran ubuntu the other day. it is running dual boot with windwos 8. now, the problem is, even though i log in as root and give a specific folder ALL PERMISSIONS (#chmod 777 ...
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Permissions required to manipulate Windows Services remotely on another Workgroup-linked computer

I know there are a lot of questions similar to this, but all of them use the following syntax to connect: runas /netonly /user:[Domain]\[Account on Domain with Administrator access] [Program] I ...
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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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HP Thin Client - Saving Connection Entry

HP Thin Client, unsure of what software version. When setting up the client to run via RDP to a terminal server (or any other way) when trying to save it advises: Could not Save /etc/hp/local.xml ...
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Windows file permissions, cannot access files

I have a folder in Windows 7 ( my Music folder in Libraries ) in which suddenly all files became inaccessible. When I try to play a music file or just view album cover all programs give me an error ...
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Restore Gerrit project from local copy of git repo

What should I do to restore Gerrit project from local copy of Git repo? Suppose situation when bare git repo on master server was deleted and only local copy persisted. From local copy all references ...
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Permission denied for root and “cd /” issue

I am having an issue, first of all I can not cd freely from the terminal, for example: [eldritch@localhost ~]$ ls Desktop Documents Downloads Music Pictures Public Templates Videos ...
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Logrotate no longer reads symlinked configuration file due to non-root ownership

We are currently upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS on our ruby on rails application servers, and have noticed that the log files are no longer rotating. On both machines we have a file ...
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Administrator user receive Access Denied and Need Permission

I want to move a file that is named resmon.exe from C:\Windows\System32 to D:\. While I logged with an Administrator user, but I can't move it and I receive something like Access-Denied! As you see ...
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When I move files to desktop, I cannot open, delete or move them

I have just had a new problem come up with moving files to my desktop. I am running windows 7. If I move a file to the desktop I cannot open, move or delete it. Anything that was on the desktop until ...
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Permissions for Authenticated Users on C:

I want to prevent Standard Users and Guests from creating additional folders and files on the C: partition in Windows 7. Therefore, is it safe to remove permissions for Authenticated Users group from ...
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Set Linux file share permissions and ownership on a large NAS quickly

I have an isolated cluster of Linux systems, Windows systems, and appliances all mounting a set of remote shares (via NFS and CIFS). The OS sharing out the filesystems is Linux. I frequently create ...