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Can I prevent OneDrive from syncing certain photos onto a certain computer?

I use a Windows phone which automatically uploads photos for backup onto OneDrive which is nice - I can view them on my home laptop. I also use a Windows computer at work which is linked to my ...
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Administrator cannot delete file [duplicate]

So I created a jar file in IntelliJ and tried to move it, but it said I needed administrative permission to do it. So, as administrator, I clicked ok, but it didn't work. I then attempted to delete ...
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Automount using AutoFS and AFP permission issue

I have a FreeNAS server of which I'd like to mount volumes on my Mac. I'm using afp and mounting via Autofs following this tutorial. The folder / mountpoints on which I mount the drives are located ...
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How to delete an architecture called “1386” (a typo) in Ubuntu?

After typing: dpkg --remove-architecture 1386 I get the message: dpkg: error: unable to create new file '/var/lib/dpkg/arch-new': Permission denied 1386 is a typo, I'm trying to rid myself of in ...
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Give write permissions on samba shares

I am trying to give myself write access to several directories in samba shares. However, I am only partially successful and I cannot figure out why this does not work... Lets say I am user username ...
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mpd can only use alsa sound device if run as root - how can I run it als non-root

I try to run mpd on fedora 23 using alsa (pulseaudio removed). However, when running mpd as user "mpd", I get alsa_output: Error opening default ALSA device: Permission denied So I ran it as user ...
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Changing the user group of a shared folder on Guest [VirtualBox]

I have the following folder on my CentOS guest OS, shared by my Mac host OS: [root@server-1 media]# ls -l /media/sf_Sites/ total 0 drwxrwx--- 1 root vboxsf 816 Jan 6 23:53 domain.com I want to run ...
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How do I repair event ID 7023 in Windows 10?

I have an error in my Windows 10 event log indicating as follows: The Microsoft Passport Container service terminated with the following error: General access denied error The details show: - ...
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Script asks for root password even it has executable permissions for everyone

I have a script with name "somescript", which has executable permissions for everyone (755) but when I try to run it with a non-root user it keeps asking root password. I even tried setting to 4755 ...
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How do I detect sharing permissions of an open file?

What software can I use to detect the details of how a file is opened (specifically permissions for other processes)? We have two versions of card printing software: CardFive, and Zebra Card Studio ...
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Problems with sudo privileges as admin in OSX

I am a admin on my Mac with OSX and I have enabled root user. When I try to use the terminal without typing sudo it does not seem to recognise my privileges as an admin, but it works fine if I type ...
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Share a mounted network share on Linux using samba

following scenario: Existing NFS/CIFS (Share_1) on a host (lets call it host1.sample.net) in a private network (no WAN access) Share_1 is mounted on LinuxMint Box (let's call it ...
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chmod operation not permitted on /var/www/ SSH raspbian

I am trying to setup a simple Apache web server over SSH in Raspbian but cannot obtain access to /var/www. I have tried these commands to obtain write permission: sudo chown -R www-data:www-data ...
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FTP Deleting folder Permission Denied

I'm testing my Android FTP Client app and for that i'm using my computer as an ftp server using python's pyftpdlib library. My client is implemented using appache library. I'm encountering problems ...
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Subversion sudo svn update changes file ownership and rwx

I'm limiting permissions on a certain file, settings.py in my svn-linked directory so that it can only be read by sudo users and apache, which goes by the username, www-data. So, on settings.py, I've ...
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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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How to add a SID to a folder permissions

How can I add a specific SID to a folder's access control list? I'd like to give it permission to read. I'd like to have the final ACL look like this:
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Why does turning on password protected sharing have no effect under Windows 7?

I'm trying to restrict access to a share in a workplace network using username/password credentials. For that I've added a new user via netplwiz that belongs to the Distributed COM-User group ...
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Vim error - E138: Can't write viminfo file

I have already checked several similar links but nothing worked. Before i explain the issue, i was earlier getting following message while saving any file: vim e509 Cannot create backup file (add ! ...
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Delete /usr/bin/emacs - Operation not permitted

I was about to reinstall Emacs from railwaycat/emacsmacport when I stumbled upon /usr/bin/emacs, /usr/bin/emacsclient and /usr/bin/emacs-undumped. angrybacon@sandman ~/ $ ll /usr/bin/emacs* ...
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Receiving “Access Denied” for both “Takeown” and “cacls” commands in Administrator user

I have installed a software on my Windows 7 ultimate 32 bit. Before doing any restart or shutdown, I did a log off and login in the Administrator account to change the owner of one of the files of ...
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How did GWX install itself when it was denied permission?

This is related to How does one Blacklist a patch based on Knowledge Based/KB number? and How to add a Deny ACE for TrustedInstaller?. The Get Windows X malware has returned (again) on two Windows 7 ...
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external drive access denied

So I tried to google this, change permissions and everything to this drive. It was working fine yesterday and now its not working at all. No idea what to do, but I'm sure you guys can help me! Check ...
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How can rsync fail due to missing permissions if remote login occurs with root?

I can't think of any reason why the transfer of a simple file with rsync -e 'ssh -p 19' -vvv /path/to/file root@192.168.179.3: fails with opening connection using: ssh -p 19 -l root 192.168.179.3 ...
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Tampered with System Volume Information… Now I Need Default Permissions. Doh

I'm using Win7, I changed my SYS-VOL-INFO folder permissions to take a peek inside, and I forgot to take note of the default permisisons (ACL's). I found a website, that isn't Microsoft, that claimed ...
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ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers Windows Delete/Rename OneDrive Keys

I'm currently dealing with ShellIconOverlayIdentifiers in Windows, where I'm trying to delete (or rename) some OneDrive keys in the registry. I'm using Windows 10 64-Bit, admin account. Since only a ...
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Open Windows 7's Network Connections control panel applet as different user

I'm trying to change network settings without constantly switching to my admin account (which is not Administrator). I have a weird corporate admin account - local-timmmm. Usually to install apps and ...
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Another Samba permission denied error

This is my first attempt at setting up a samba share without some fancy gui doing all the heard work for me. This needs to be a secured share that a Windows Server 2003 system can access (don't ask). ...
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NTFS permissions denying delete but allowing modify, forbid from explorer and commandline, but let apps do so

I need this for an internet shop workaround until they can use diskless technology. We got people deleting files of games in windows thinking they're hotshot of sorts. They're in a a drive that is not ...
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ssh reverse shell permission issues

I'm taking part in a Capture the Flag (CTF) and I'm using Kali. I have access to a server (Server 1) via another server (Server 0) through which I pivoted. Now I'm tasked with setting up a reverse ...
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How do I transfer permissions in Windows 10? [duplicate]

I recently transferred the files on my backup hard drive to my new computer. However, I'm unable to open any of them because Windows gives me an error which states: "It looks like you don't have ...
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win10x64 - access denied removing file? unable to resolve [duplicate]

I looked through - Can't delete folder and I am admin. "You need permission to perform this action. You require permission from..." but can't update that as i'm a newbie here. tried a ...
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System owns this folder

Occasionally I get messages telling me I can't access, modify or delete specific files and folders, even when I am an admin. For example the windows.old folder because system owns it. I am on Windows ...
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ProFTPD not working properly anymore after chmod accident

Background Yesterday morning I was configuring a WordPress installation on my vserver via SSH and screwed up like a proper DAU (been logged in as root of course). :( I wanted to set the plugins ...
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Forbidden You don't have permission to access

I've created a directory named angular with an index.html file inside, and I get the error: Forbidden You don't have permission to access /angular/index.html on this server. The solutions I ...
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Recursive chmod only on {directories|files}

I'd like to know how could I change the permissions of all my folders recursively under a path (e.g. /Users/me/Desktop/main_folder) and also change permissions to all my files under a specific folder. ...
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NTFS - Allow only one user

Is it possible to use NTFS to only allow one specific user to a resource? I have a shared folder, where I will put user home directories, which allows the "Domain Users" group full access. I have a ...
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Change directory permission from 000 to 0755

I’ve set 000 permission to my server’s directory. Now I’m not able to perform any operation on this directory. I tried to change permission to 0755 using filezilla but I’m getting Access Denied ...
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Create List of Access Denied Files & Folders

I want to make a list of access denied files/folders for a given account. I'm aware "icacls" handles making lists of files/folders given an account name. e.g. This command lists access denied per ...
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User can see other users folders when they don't have permissions?

I've just setup a website for my friend on my Linux box and am using his usernames home folder to host the website files "jamesp". I've also got a couple of other users on the box, listed below. ...
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Cannot copy file into …windows/system32/en-US

I have successfully edited the "winlogon.exe.mui" file through ResourceHacker software. But when I was trying to copy it back to overwrite the original "winlogon.exe.mui" file in ...
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Permissions required for an account to use a Windows Service

I want to know if there are any specific permissions required on an account to use a Windows Service. Note that I am not talking about starting and stopping a service, I am talking about the account ...
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Is there a way I can give Read & Write permissions to myself for System files on Mac OSX 10.11.2

I changed Macintosh HD file so it has read and write permissions for myself. Inside the Macintosh HD file I want to change the System file so it also has read and write permissions for myself. When I ...
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550 Operation not permitted when deleting file through FTP - But I have permissions

I am deleting a Drupal installation from a server I just got access to. Most of the files deleted just fine, but for some of the files, FileZilla gives 550 Operation not permitted Initially I ...
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Unable to write to file, even with right write access

File permissions are -rw-rw---a, and here are the security permissions: I am the user (name completely blacked out). Why do I still get this error:
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SUID bit on directories

In Linux there are SUID, SGID, and sticky bits for directory permission. So I am absolutely clear about the sticky and SGID bit on files or folders. What happens if I apply SUID bit on a directory? ...
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Trying to delete a file - get Access is Denied

Windows 7 - Running under an Administrator account, trying to delete a file on a mapped network drive - get Access is Denied. From the cmd prompt: S:\SharedFiles\temp>del 20151121_142409.mp4 ...
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Disabling full control over a file for one of administrators in Win7

There are two user accounts on Win7 and both with the Administrator type. Is there some way to disable full control over some file for the second administrator and leave him just the Read & ...
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I can't copy files on my computer to external device

I can't copy files on my computer on Windows 10 to external device or vice versa. I tried many things, but I can't find a solution. Note: There is someone that used my computer, he did something to ...
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Setting NTFS permissions to share root breaks inheritance

I'm having an issue with Windows 2012 R2 where setting NTFS permissions on the root of a share breaks inheritance, and the NTFS permissions are effectively replaced with the new ACE. The only way I ...