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Recursive write permissions on files and folders: Prestashop installation

I am trying to install Prestashop in my Linux machine. But it says Recursive write permissions on files and folders: ~/config/ ~/cache/ ~/log/ ~/img/ ~/mails/ ~/modules/ ~/themes/default/lang/ ...
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Linux - How to give full access to home folder and files to a user?

I just transferred files from one Linux system to another and my program keeps complaining that it can't get access to those files - Access Denied. However, if I create those files in the linux system ...
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How to get a copy of my notes in my Sony Xperia T?

I have been trying to get a copy of my notes on my Sony Xperia T for a while now. Looking at all the posts (of sometimes really desperate people) on the internet, this is clearly not as simple a task ...
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Why can't my SYSTEM Command Prompt access these files owned by SYSTEM and how do I fix it?

I launched a Command Prompt under SYSTEM with PsExec to move a file owned by SYSTEM without changing the file and folder's permissions, but I'm still being denied access. What's going on here?
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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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Cannot Delete Shortcut from Desktop because I need Admin Permissions even though I am Admin

Installing the new Malwarebytes 2.0 put a shortcut on my desktop that I want to remove, but dragging it to the recycle bin shows this message: I am an administrator on this computer, so normally ...
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Windows 7 - ignore security when reading external drive

My system hard drive on an XP computer kind of failed (random corrupt sectors). So i got a new harddrive and am trying to recover the files. The filesystem is NTFS. The system i'm trying to use when ...
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file/folder permissions and ownership windows 7 SP1

I use windows pro sp1.My folders/icons in the start venue keep disappearing/show blank (without the icon to start the program) or some icons turn white from yellow ,when any new software is installed ...
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How do I run a not trusted application in Windows 10 administrator account?

I'm installing D-Link Dongle (Data card) for connecting to internet. But my Administrator account is not allowing to run this app. It showed the message: "An administrator has blocked you from ...
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Sharing a file over network and deny deletion

I have an EXCEL file that I want to share on the network on Windows 7. I want everyone to access it on the network but prevent them from deleting it except me. I wanted to do that through the ...
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WHM warning about invalid permissions on /etc/shadow, “Expected: 3377602730, Actual: 0644”

I've been getting some alert messages sent by my WHM instance, warning about invalid permissions on my shadow file. However, the actual permissions (0400) seem correct, and the permissions it reports ...
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What is the difference between adding a user to “sudoers” vs “root” group?

I have done some research and in order to allow the user to use the sudo command, you must add them to the "sudoers" group. This gives them root privileges as long as they enter in root's password. ...
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Running unidentified developer Applications as a Non-administrator

I am used to Windows but recently started using a restricted(can't run apps from unidentified developers) OS X machine and want to make it full featured without having to reformat, reset/recreate ...
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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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How do I stop cygwin from creating undeletable files? Or can I delete them somehow?

Once in a while cygwin seem to create files that doesn't seem to be removable at all. When deleting from cygwin it just doesn't happen (rm says nothing, but the file is still there). When trying from ...
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Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket - Fedora

I am a new Fedora user and I am installing ROR on my machine. But when I try to enter the following command rake db:create it shows the following errors. Can any one please tell me how can I solve ...
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Permission denied when trying to read temporary file created in bash

I am trying to write a script which takes as arguments one or more files and transposes the upper case letters to lower case letters. The contents of the original file is replaced with the lower case ...
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You do not have permission to access this device : Samsung Galaxy Mega USB connection with Windows 7 laptop

I have connected my Samsung Galaxy Mega phone to Windows 7 laptop. I could see my phone icon in 'My computer' window. When I click on the phone icon, it displays "You do not have permission to access ...
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Change Read-Only (even Admin) permission on Removable Hard Disk Drive

So basically, I made a goof-up and removed all permissions except Read-Only on my external HDD. Somehow Windows 10 allowed me to remove the permissions for the Administrator also. Now the HDD is all ...
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How to create new user with read only permission

I have a folder on a linux server that is set to full access to a group. I want to add a user that can access the folder with read only permissions. The group should remain as full access. Thanks!
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File I can't take ownership of

I downloaded a file from the internet (I can link to it here, but in the interests of not annoying other users, I won't post the link), and I can't delete the file with the message: You need ...
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How to do sesu login in WINSCP?

Hi I use putty and can do a sesu login with required password. but I use different user(A1) to connect to remote solaris server and then use the sesu option with another user(A2) to get the ...
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Decoding Security Identifiers (SID's) in Windows Permissions window

When altering permissions in Windows 8 users show up as long SID's. Is there a way to see proper usernames in the list of 'Group or user names:'? I have relied on removing and re-adding users (via ...
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Script to implement advanced registry key permissions?

Is it possible to add advanced registry key permissions via a script? ie: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SharedAccess\Defaults\FirewallPolicy MpsSvc – Query Value, Set Value, Create ...
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How to tar a directory preserving not only permissions, but ownership too

I have to compress a directory using tar.gz preserving not only permissions, but ownership/groups too. And, in this directory there are many files that belong to many users.
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Can't unset 'Read-only (Only applies to files in folder)' in windows 7

I know other people have asked this before, but none of the suggested solutions work. I think this is blocking me write access to a folder using java (not sure though). No matter what I do the box is ...
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Roblox puts an icon in my Mac dock without my permission

I have a Mac with OS X El Capitan. My daughter plays Roblox on my computer. Whenever she opens Roblox, a Roblox Studio icon is placed permanently on my dock. I have to manually drag it from the dock ...
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Is there a way to use ACL to have multiple groups owning one folder?

So just like the title says I am wondering if there is away for me to have multiple groups owning one folder with an ACL? I would like to have these Groups ftp_read I would like to have read set ...
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How can I make chown work recursively?

I've got a directory called pdfs that contains a bunch of sub- and sub-sub-directories. I want to change ownership on all PDF files in all of the subfolders. I just tried this: chown -R ...
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Change Ownership Of Linux Directory

I Have a Netgear ReadyNAS and have set up SFTP on it. I created a user named "newuser" and changed directory to "newdirectory". If I run the command chown newuser * -R inside of "newdirectory", ...
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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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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 ...
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NTFS Permissions - Create Files and Folder but prevent Deletion and Modification

Objective: A shared folder to which users can create files but not modify or delete them. Users should also be able to create subfolders. I have granted my security group the following advanced NTFS ...
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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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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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Setting up file permissions for www-data in shared development environment

I asked a similar question before, but it was a bit wall-of-text-y. Being a tad more brief here My setup All of my client code is primarily going to be hosted on GitHub, with the ability to spin up ...
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Accidentally removed own NTFS rights from volume in Windows 7

I am using Windows 7 and my hard drive is partitioned to C: and D: drives. Yesterday I tried to limit some permissions for other users to volume D and accidentally denied everything for group "Users" ...
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I am an administrator but I cannot access a whole drive

Basically I want to prevent non administrator to access the whole drives. So I right click and delete everyone and authenticated users from list of permissions So only system and administrators ...
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Software package fails installing because of permissions

I'm busy installing WS02 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server edition, right now I am facing some problems regarding permissions I guess below is my terminal log. I checked the directory with $JAVA_HOME and ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop not writing to external hard drives?

Alright, so I have a computer with data for my research (OS: Windows 8.1). To transfer the data, I use Microsoft Remote Desktop to make a connection from my work computer (Mac Pro, OSX 10.10.3). 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 ...
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why is access to users group important

I am using an account that is in the group Administrators, but also in the group Users. And I have a directory for which I removed access for the group Users. In this directory there is an executable ...
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Giving newuser root permissions after disabling the root

As stupid as I am a have disabled the root account before I gave my new user account permissions.. any Idea how I can enable the root user again or give my new user the root permission. Every time I ...
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Cant access folders and their contents “Access denied” on Windows 10

I recently bought a new Win10 pc. Then I tried to access the folders I had saved in an external hard drive, which I used to use with Windows 7. To begin with I wasn't able to access specific folders- ...
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MicroSD card is write protected

I have a 32 GB Lexar microSD which had been working perfectly for the past 3 months on my phone. But recently I noticed I am unable to write new files to the SD Card. I tried to format it from my ...
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Server refused our key AWS

I have created a new Key Pair from Network & Security > Key Pair A new .pem file is downloaded. Using PUTTYGEN i created Private key. When i tried to login using newly created .ppk file it ...
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PowerShell can't create folder on network mount

I've create a drive with the Letter Z: and shared it so that the Network Path is: \\GOELA2682012SRV\srv2012r2 I now want to create a folder on there using PowerShell. This doesn't work: New-Item ...
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Why can I not view the /home folder as a regular user in Centos?

I'm on Centos 5 and I'm trying to view the /home folder with my regular user account. I have sudo rights I added my user to the same groups as my root user, but I still don't get permission to view ...
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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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Windows 8.1 0x80070522 error on secondary drive

I need urgent help somehow suddenly something changed permissions and maybe ownership on my secondary drive and right now I can't save or copy anything there. I checked permissions and the ...