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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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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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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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Windows 8 mail app wont autosync - keeps asking for lock screen permissions

I did a fresh installation of windows 8.1 on my new asus n550jv, and since a few days ago i noticed i would not recieve any new mails. when i went to check the settings i found out that the sync ...
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network access denied by access control list (ACL)

I am running sqldeveloper on my laptop windows 8.1. When I was debuggin it asked me to give permission - by default it allowed local network and not public network. When I run process , it give me ...
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Explorer.exe COMRuntime error: unexisting user can't get access permissions to COM server

since explorer has no appid, it's not possible to find relevant DCOM component in Component Services. I tried editing access rights in Elevated-Unelevated Explorer Factory component and editing ...
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Possible to mount an NTFS partition with uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=022,fmask=133 but allow files to later be chmod'd?

This is for a single-user system that's using an NTFS partition as its $HOME; is it possible to mount the partition in such a way that New files would be owned by $USER:$USER with 644 permission ...
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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 ...
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System crash - owner automatically changed for OSX drive and the external one

Last night my MBP with Mavericks installed, froze up. When I woke up and noticed, there was an internal system loading wheel. I shut down my Mac and had waited for the system to load but it crashed ...
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ext4fuse as non-root on FreeBSD10

I have 2 operating systems on my computer, a Arch Linux on a 100GB ext4 partition, a FreeBSD on a 250GB partition and all my data on 2 2TB separated ext4 disks. I wan't to access the files from this ...
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Peer-to-peer Windows 7 file sharing “access denied” to one user on XP client

In a peer-to-peer network where Windows 7 is sharing a folder with particular users only (not 'Everyone') the Windows XP client receives "Access denied" message when one user attempts to access ...
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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 ...
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Cannot remove group rights on Mac OS X folder

I have configured two user groups on Mac OS X Server (10.5.8): Administration and Personnel. I've been using chown and chmod to set the group rights recursively on folders. Now I notice that the ...
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chown for files generated by a process running as root

I have a Fedora server running an application as root (via sudo). The users operating the application can extract data with "Save as" menu from inside the application. However, the generated files has ...
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Detecting reasons for scp of glob failing

I am scp-ing some files from a remote host in a script. I want to know if anything fails, most commonly due to permissions issues. The files being copied belong to a different user and sometimes the ...
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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 ...
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How to change permission of a vmdk disk image mounted on Ubuntu/Linux?

I created a disk image from a Linux/Ubuntu physical machine using dd and converted it to vmdk using qemu. Now on Ubuntu (running in VMWare Fusion/Mac) I can inspect all files from that drive once it ...
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Permission denied even with 777 and disabled selinux

On a centos 6.5 machine I wanted to create a general user, where its home directory is shared among many users, called shareduser /home/shareduser has mod 700 Then the shared folder is called: /home/...
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how to change the default open-with program to a program on the second disk

I have a 250GB HDD for my system and a 60GB SSD using a SATA port. I installed most of my applications on the SSD. There's a strange thing though. I can not change the default open-with program to a ...
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Linux empty buffer cache command permission denied

I'm using the following commands to flush cache: # sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches # sync; echo 2 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches # sync; echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches When I use ...
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lack of account separation in Mac 10.9

I am confused by some behavior I see in Mac OS 10.9 or its underlying BSD. I am an administrator and wanted to add an account for a family member. They're not savvy, so I want to make sure they ...
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NT Authority\System can't download an email attachment. Which account can?

Believe it or not, this question is related to a real, production process. Because the company we are working with is run by cave men, I think, but... Yeah. Anyway. There is a scheduled task on this ...
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Restore previous version of a folder when the owner is deleted

How to restore a previous folder version in Windows 7 (using the built-in shadow copy functionality) when the user that owned the folder is deleted? I can not change ownership as it denies me ...
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No access to network drive

I'm having trouble enabling permission to a network drive. When I try to access it through My Computer by entering \\serverName\d$, I'm prompted to enter my user name and password, but it doesn't ...
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Linux: User vs group permissions

I'm fairly new to Linux and testing around with it. I'm SSHing into the server, and I created a testuser while logged in as root ussing adduser. I noticed that it didn't create a home directory, so I ...
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Proper procedure - sftp access to www folder - To be able to upload files

My www folder is root:root. What should it be? My site works perfectly but maybe I am doing something wrong. My nginx.conf says user is 'nginx'. Should I be changing the www onwership and group to ...
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SQL Server Unattended Install through SSH

I'm trying to install SQL Server from the command line through Cygwin open-ssh. The install works when I log onto the server as Administrator and execute the script through a Cygwin shell, but the ...
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Linux group permission not applying correctly with hard link

I have a log file located at /var/log/snort/alerts. I want to grant one of my users access to read this file, however, I don't want to grant that user access to the directory /var/log/snort. My ...
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Outlook 2013 Sending E-mail As Another User

How would one send an email as another user using Outlook 2013 without "On Behalf of" appearing in the message? The user has delegate access to the other user's account and has the appropriate ...
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Crontab command set not working

I'm trying to set up crontab to run a shell script, but for some reason, the script doesn't get executed. I'm on system with OS X 10.8.5. crontab file 0 12 * * 1 /absolute/path/to/myscript.sh 0 15 * ...
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recovering a windows home server (v1) hdd

I just had my windows homeserver (v1) die All im left with are 3 hard drives 2 of the drives show up as blank when I plug them into my usb sata reader the 3rd drive has 2 partitions system and Data ...
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vsftpd on CentOS - permissions

I've searched a lot and I can't find a properly answer for my case. I think it has something to do with groups, but I can't discover a solution that fits me. So here's the deal: I have a home server ...
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How to mount shared folder/disk as 755 and not as 700 mode?

If I mount a time capsule disk (or another AFP, SMB network resource) and look on it with ls -la it appears as drwx------, so rsync can't access it (even with sudo). How to mount a network resource ...
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Permission denied creating dir.. user in group

This seems like it's probably going to be a stupid question. I am trying to create a subdir in a directory which is owned by a different user; but the group is the same that I belong to. What am I ...
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What happens to file permissions when a Mac file is moved to a Windows computer?

What happens to a file's permissions the file was on a Mac but is moved to a Windows computer, via a flash drive formatted as HFS+, for instance? Would the file lose its permissions? Would Windows ...
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Users can see all sub folders instead of those they have access to

I have set up some share file for multiple users and allowing them access only to folders that they have access to, this worked very well. But disk space was a problem, so I set up a bigger share on a ...
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How do i deactivate security permission on my Local disk?

I've accidentally changed permissions on my local disk in the Properties → Security window and now I can't access my files. How do I restore correct permissions?
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Linux Web Server Permissions - Write But Not View/Modify/Delete

I have a Joomla website with Chronoforms installed. I have created a contact form with it which includes a File Upload. For security reasons i cant have anyone viewing the files/folder. But obviously ...
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network drive - access denied - second login required

Windows 7 says "Access denied" when trying to open a mapped network drive. The permissions are setup correctly. When you logout and login again (don't reboot), it's possible to access the drive. I ...
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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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Listing unreadable group files in Unix

Is there a way I can list ordinary files that are unreadable by a group in Unix? What would be the necessary code for that? And can I do it without using the find command?
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Correct permissions for Windows 7 for firefox and chrome

My computer has the following problem, when I start firefox the autoupdater does not work until I restart firefox with admin rights, also the Unity 3D plugin does not work if the browser is not ...
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How to get access to a folder?

I prohibited all types of access (full access, changing, reading writing) to the specified folder for the group "All Users". After that, even Built-In Admin can't access this folder. Now I can't ...
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Is it possible to apply special restrictions for a content of a directory?

I want restrict permissions to the content of a directory /abc/def/: disable links (symbolic or hard) limit the number of write permissions pointing to the same file (e.g. to 1, so only one process ...
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Windows 8 shared-folder permissions for different accounts on different computers

I have ComputerA with account A@outlook.com and ComputerB with account B@hotmail.com. ComputerA and ComputerB have a few shared folders and I would like for them to be accessible by both A@outlook....
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Windows Vista SP2 access denied to c: drive (RESOLVED)

I have inadvertently managed to remove all permissions to my C: drive so now its become read only and is obviously causing numerous problems. I have tried booting in safe mode with command prompt ...
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How to create new directory in Netatalk 3.x (AFP) share with group write permission

I have 2 users : userA userB both in the group : studio They are using the same shared folder workdir if userA creates a new folder inside workdir, it looks like : drwxr-sr-x+ 2 userA ...
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Ubuntu user ftp access

Having real issues with ftp access to my cloud VPS ubuntu solution. I have tried both vsftpd and pure-ftpd. I found that both were limited. I have now tried to focus on vsftpd as it is well received. ...
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Share folder read permissions for everyone and ntfs write for local group?

Been trying something that seemed easy but apparently isn't. I have a shared folder in a domain network. I set share permissions for everyone as read only. No other permissions are set. Then I tab ...
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Copied a folder from Windows to Ubuntu, have no permissions

I took a web project from my Window's disk and put it under /var/www. localhost (my web server) doesn't recognize it because of permissions. What do I need to run on the folder so that apache can ...