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Bash in Windows 10 - Directories not appearing when created in File Explorer

Using Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview Buil 14372.rs1_release.160620-2342 When I create a directory in Bash (e.g. mkdir test_from_bash) it appears in the File Explorer but the opposite doesn't ...
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assign identical permission to owner and group

I want to assign a bunch of folders and files ( around 1000 files and folders ) the same permission to the group as they are for the owner. Is there an easy way to realise it? The normal method would ...
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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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sudoers entry regex possible here - and file membership

i.e. from man sudoers I got the info When multiple entries match for a user, they are applied in order. Where there are multiple matches, the last match is used (which is not necessarily the most ...
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Robocopy: ERROR 5 (0x00000005) Accessing Source Directory \\server\ParentFolder\ChildFolder\ Access is denied

I have the following robocopy command to copy the directory from a folder on the network location to another folder on the same network location: @ECHO OFF for /f %%a in ('wmic os get LocalDateTime ^|...
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Ubuntu and web server permissions

I, I am going to ask a question that has already been posted many times but even though I have read many guides and posts, I still have doubts. I have a server with ubuntu 14.04 on which I have a ...
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pbs_server failed to start

I am following along with the torque installation guide and have a minor deviation: my installation is inside /apps/torque/6.0.1 where /apps is a symlink from /disk2/apps. I am trying to run ./torque....
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Connecting a port in linux from other machine

I'm going fast to asking this question so i'm apologize. I'm on Linux Fedora 23. I'm running an application Telegram-CLI with listening a port using this argument. -P 1337 That is fine and works ...
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Why do I get error “1337 The security ID structure is invalid” when using SubInAcl?

I have a standard Windows 7 account called popuser to which I'd like to grant start and stop permissions for the OpenVPNService. I've used the following command successfully on other machines, but ...
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CbsPersist, other files created and massive

I've never seen anything like this. I had a drive go bad, and ever since I replaced it, it seems that there are all kinds of permissions errors, to the point where I can't download anything or ...
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Shared folder contents all opening as read only

I have a shared folder in a network which we all theoretically have access to. I edited through command line using icacls to grant everyone read and write permissions (icacls "Folder Name" /grant "...
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Set-up GIT deployment on server running plesk

I have a lot of experience with Linux/Unix based systems. I've been setting up many GIT deployments, from my own administered dedicated stacks, shared hosts, Debian, CentOS, RHEL, OpenBSD. Yet one ...
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Red x on windows user

I have the same issue as this serverfault question. My question is what does the red cross on the user mean? In my case he is the administrator. How do I remove the red cross. I restarted the computer ...
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In Apple OS X (10.11 El Capitan) overwrite system files

I am trying to install Pikers Alpha 64 Bit emulator in El Capitan. I seem to be having a heck of a time overwriting the boot.efi file within 10.11... I have disabled SIP. Though I used chflags ...
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Syncing time on two networked machines

I'm trying to sync the clocks on a Windows 7 (A) and a Windows 8.1 (B) computer on their own, private network by using the command (cmd on computerA): net time \\computerB /set /y As I expect, this ...
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How to display/change the owner of a file on Windows 7

Is there a way to display the owner of folders and files from the command line in Windoews 7 command prompt? Can you change the owner of a folder or file to some "arbitrary" user which is not your ...
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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 ...
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Setting Deny Permissions with ICACLS on “This Folder”

ICACLS "{PATH}" /DENY "{AD Group}:(D)" I want to deny the ability for {AD Group} to delete the parent folder but still have permissions to delete child folder and files. However, when I set the DENY ...
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Acess /system of android

I have a Huwaei SCC U21 with Android 5.0 and EMUI 3.0. I wanted to edit the host file in /system/etc using my laptop (Windows 10), but I couldn't find the system files of Android. Take a look at this ...
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Run exe from network share, with/without admin privileges?

I'm trying to run a Win7 exe that's on a network share (a Linux CIFS server). The share was created by a non-admin (see Windows 7 problem to access shared folder). I can read and edit and write ...
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Server 2012R2 - “Access Denied” on drive in Explorer, but can browse by CMD line

I've just done an in-place upgrade of a Hyper-V guest from Windows Server 2008 to Server 2012 R2 (via Server 2012, as direct upgrade from 2008 to 2012 R2 is not supported). Usually one would create a ...
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Wrong permissions with proFTPD

a few minutes ago I finished the setup of the LAMP stack and proFTPD. Now I wanted to upload my project to the ftp, but I keep getting these errors: Case: deleting my php test file: DELE test.php ...
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tclsh script within a sh script permissions

I am having an issue with calling a tclsh script from within a sh script on Ubuntu. I can call the tclsh script form the terminal successfully, yet as soon as I try and automate its calling from ...
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Setting registry permissions with Powershell

I have a registry key that I need to take ownership of and then set a permission set on. I'm able to take ownership, but when setting the permission, it only applies to the very top level of the ...
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Mac OS X finder requiring permissions when deleting file, even after chmod

I created a Python script that requires sudo permissions to run (doing ICMP requests). This script creates a small directory and a couple .csv files, as well as a log.txt file. At first, after running ...
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Restoring 'TrustedInstaller' as owner for executable in Windows folder

After changing the ownership of executables in the Windows directory (explorer.exe, regedit.exe etc.), I can't seem to change it back to TrustedInstaller using icacls.exe. Using the GUI method (...
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Having an administrator user without RDP

I came across a case that the server (windows server 2012R2 Datacenter edition x64) should have an user which has all of administrators permissions except having RDP . that would be so great if you ...
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Can't change permission/ownership/group of external hard drive on Ubuntu

I have an external hard drive connected to my Linux box. I wanted to setup a web server to access files on it, but the permission on all files and directories on the drive are rwx for the owner which ...
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How can you grant the ApplicationPoolIdentity access to write to the Application Event Log?

How can you grant the ApplicationPoolIdentity access to write to the Application Event Log?
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IPAD devices do not have USB access in WIndows 7

Our systems are connected to a Domain machine ( running Windows 2008 ). There are certain policies enabled such as USB permission, Admin privilege, registry access etc. Users in these group only have ...
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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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Can not delete Outlook 2013 mailbox folder

When I try to delete mailbox folder in the Outlook, it gives this error: Cannot delete this folder. Right-click the folder, and then click Properties to check your permissions for the folder. ...
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Run task scheduler task on demand from limited user account in windows 7

My goal is to for a limited used to be able to run a netsh script that requires administrative privileges: netsh wlan stop hostednetwork netsh wlan start hostednetwork From my administrative ...
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Lenovo/Windows 8.1 laptop in bad state after migrating data from hard drive

About a year ago, I build a new desktop computer and transferred a lot of data from my laptop's hard drive to the desktop's SSD. I did this by removing the hard drive from the laptop and using a SATA ...
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Dealing with a chmod gone wrong

I could use some advice to fix an accidentally broken system. My colleague shot himself in the foot with Linux and now at least his Docker doesn't work properly anymore, but god knows what other ...
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Can't access/share Homegroup folders

I have 1 system where everyone is able to access read/write to the homegroup folders. However, every other system can not access each others and the one system that all the other systems can read/...
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Raspbian logins fails because of permissions

I don't know how, but the permissions for my user-home directory are issued, so I'm unable to login. Login works with the correct data, after that the screen is becoming black and I'm some moments ...
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How to chmod all directories except files (recursively)?

How to chmod 755 all directories but no file (recursively) ? Inversely, how to chmod only files (recursively) but no directory ?
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Permission denied on ssh access with cygwin

I have a fresh Windows 10 family (x64) install with an Administrator account Jean Perrin. I installed cygwin with openssh and modified C:\cygwin64\Cygwin.bat this way: @echo off C: chdir C:\cygwin64\...
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Give different permission to different user in SFTP in ubuntu?

I have setup SFTP refereed from here and I have directory structure like following. Now in my case, there are multiple users who can access files as per their privileges, as follow. Super admin ...
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Error- D:\ is not accessible. Access is denied

All of the sudden the D drive gives me an error when I try to open it: D:\ is not accessible. Access is denied. I have files on the drive that I would like to recover, so I do not want to ...
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“enter network password” changing shared folders permissions remotely in windows

I have shared folders on a computer (say computer x) on a local network. I sign in on another computer (say computer y) with an administrator account on computer y which is the owner of those shared ...
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Mailbox is always read-only in Mutt

I just installed Mutt and I'm currently unable to delete mail from my mailbox. Mutt will give a message saying it is unable to do this because the mailbox is ready-only. I can send and receive ...
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SSH Permission denied on Correct Password Authentication

I could successfully SSH into my machine yesterday with the exact same credentials I am using today. The machine is running Centos 6.3. But now for some reason it is giving me permission denied. Here ...
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What is “Local System account” in Windows?

And how do I run something as this account ? I am in the administrators group for a server in a Active Directory organization. It is mainly a file server and in the interest of security, all non ...
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Access denied even though I'm an Administrator?

My user account on Windows 7 is part of the Administrators group which has a full control permissions on C:\inetpub\wwwroot: However, when I try to create a folder in it, I get the "access denied" ...
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Permission to query WMI

I have a project to remove admin rights from our users. An application we use, during upgrades, runs a query against WMI: Namespace: root\Microsoft\sqlserver\computermanagement10 Class: ...
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I can’t delete a folder with strange permission (maybe corrupt?)

I’ve found this entry in a folder: d--Srwx--t 2 3241668928 583535160 4096 Feb 22 2006 foldername/ and there’s no way for me to get rid of it, I can’t take ownership as root, I can’t rename, can’t ...
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AWS EC2 Security Group rules: is specifying a security group as a source not considered more permissive than a specific IP address?

I wasn't sure if this is the right sub-StackExchange for this question so feel free to boot me somewhere else if need be. I am trying to work with two EC2 servers: one is a "workstation" and the ...
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Lost access rights and permissions to secondary storage drive 'Program Files'. How do I regain control?

My problem is - I am unable to delete/uninstall/overwrite all folders and files inside of 'Program Files' in my storage E: drive, my operating system is installed in C: drive. I've read posts of ...